Patent Infringement standard of proof

supreme_court.jpgLos Angeles – In the case Global Tech Appliances v. SEB S.A. 131 S. Ct. 2060 (2011), the U.S. Supreme Court recently set the standard of proof required to prevail in an action for indirect patent infringement.  To be liable, it had been unclear whether an inducing party must have also intended that the infringing act actually infringe