Foreign Lawsuit Does Not Itself Create DJ Jurisdiction in US over Family Member Patent
On September 13, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a foreign lawsuit does not create declaratory judgment jurisdiction in the United States. At issue: a Mexican family member patent of U.S.-based Stellar Materials. Successfully representing Stellar were Dinsmore IP attorneys John Luken and Mark Schneider. Read highlights of the decision in Patently-O's coverage.