IPNews® – Last week the US Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that the U.S Patent and Trademark Office’s in-house review does not violate a defendant’s right to have a case judged by a jury and federal court.

Popular tech companies are celebrating the ruling saying it will help fight patent infringement lawsuits and “patent trolls.” Others

seedling.jpgIPNews® – The U.S. Supreme Court said Friday that it will hear a soybean farmer’s appeal of his loss in Monsanto Co.’s patent infringement lawsuit over his planting of second-generation descendants of Monsanto’s genetically modified patented seeds.

The case will test the limits of how far patent protection extends for self-replicating technologies like seeds. In