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ORI Applauds Supreme Court Decision in Landmark Patent Law Case

Andrew Shore, Executive Director of the Owners’ Rights Initiative made the following statement: “The Owners’ Rights Initiative strongly supports the Supreme Court decision in Impression Products v. Lexmark International. The court sent a bold message in favor of owners’ rights. The true winners today are consumers and businesses throughout the country. Patent protections should not …

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ORI Files Amicus Brief with Supreme Court

The Owners’ Rights Initiative is proud to announce that the organization has filed an amicus brief for the upcoming Lexmark v. Impression court case that will be heard at the Supreme Court. ORI is proud to support Impression in its battle to protect owner’s rights and show that if you buy something then you own …

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Kirtsaeng Case Nears the End

http://www.reuters.com/article/ip-kirtsaeng-fees-idUSL1N1EH1VB A federal judge in Manhattan has denied used-textbook importer Supap Kirtsaeng’s motion for attorneys’ fees for defeating a copyright infringement claim by publisher John Wiley & Sons in a case that has seen eight years of litigation and two trips to the Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge Denise Cote said Wednesday that Wiley had …

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