Patent exhaustion on trial in the United States

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Abstract

This chapter examines intellectual property exhaustion policy and doctrine with a focus on the parallels between copyright and patent law. Specifically, the chapter addresses where similar doctrines of exhaustion should apply to both patent and copyright law, particularly in the area of international trade, starting with the United States. The chapter concludes with a discussion of the ongoing dispute, in the United states in particular, between Lexmark and providers of reuse printer cartridges, which raises issues of contractual limits on exhaustion and global exhaustion principles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGlobal Governance of Intellectual Property in the 21st Century: Reflecting Policy Through Change
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages51-70
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9783319311777
ISBN (Print)9783319311760
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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