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Supreme Court Rules Patent Laws Can't Be Used to Prevent Reselling

May 31, 2017View for printing

The Supreme Court on Tuesday placed sharp limits on how much control patent holders have over how their products are used after they are sold.

The case concerned Lexmark International, which makes toner cartridges for use in its printers. The court ruled that the company could not use patent law to stop companies from refilling and selling the cartridges.

By ADAM LIPTAK and VINDU GOEL

Full Story: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/30/bu ... m-well&_r=0
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