On the Role of Juries in Patent Litigation

Nov/Dec 200183 Journal of the Patent & Trademark Office Society, No. 11, November 2001 (Part 1); No. 12, December 2001 (Part 2)

Many non-Americans, especially if they are accused of infringing a U.S. patent, are astonished to learn that U.S. patent cases can be decided by juries. The U.S. may be the only country in the world that uses juries to decide patent disputes...