Familiarize yourself with patent infringement claims, the process patent holders use to vindicate their patent rights through injunctive and monetary relief when others create infringing devices.
In this lesson, we will discuss the claim of patent infringement, which gives the owner of a patent a federal claim against the creators of devices that infringe on the owner’s patent. First, the court must decide the scope of the claims of the patent. Next, a jury must decide whether the patent is valid, and whether the device is infringing. If the patent is valid, and a jury decides that there has been an infringement, the patent owner may then obtain injunctive relief or monetary damages....