Rinehart quoted in the Deseret News about Supreme Court patent ruling

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amelia Rinehart was interviewed by the Deseret News about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Monday May 22. The ruling closes the loophole that allowed suing parties to choose which court to take their case. Rinehart stated:

“Nonpracticing entities can buy a patent on the open market or approach an inventor who got a patent 15 years ago for a simple process that does one small thing and allows you to sue anyone who is doing that one small thing, even if it’s enveloped in a much larger process,” Rinehart said. “The only way to resolve it is to seek a court finding.”

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