Corpus ID: 112824048

Licensing, Patent Exhaustion, and Self-Replicating Technologies: A Case Study

@article{Chin2012LicensingPE,
  title={Licensing, Patent Exhaustion, and Self-Replicating Technologies: A Case Study},
  author={Yee Wah Chin},
  journal={Social Science Research Network},
  year={2012}
}
  • Y. W. Chin
  • Published 2012
  • Engineering
  • Social Science Research Network
The pending petition for certiorari filed in Bowman v. Monsanto Co., Docket No. 11-796, highlights the interplay between licenses and the patent exhaustion/first sale doctrine in the context of self-replicating technology. This article discusses the background of a series of cases involving Monsanto’s transgenic seed technology that has led to the petition in Monsanto Co. v. Bowman, 657 F.3d 1341 (Fed. Cir. 2011), outlines the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit cases that establish the current… Expand

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