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Analysing Life Tech v Promega arguments at the US Supreme Court

Natalie Rahhal, New York


The Life Tech v Promega case involving the export of components of patented inventions pitted Sidley Austin’s Carter Phillips against WilmerHale’s Seth Waxman during oral arguments

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Life Technologies v Promega and considered the statutory and policy implications of selling a single component of a patented invention abroad.

The Court granted certiorari to address “[w]hether the Federal Circuit...


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