Supreme Court Upholds Limits on Royalties Received by Patentees

In Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC (2015), the U.S. Supreme Court declined to overrule the rule in Brulotte v. Thys that a patentee cannot continue to receive royalties for sales made after the expiration of the patent.  The Court instead said that relief must be sought from Congress.   The full decision may be found here.

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