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Posted: November 2, 2017

Valid Threats of Patent Litigation Against Customers Not Tortious Interference

On October 24, 2017, the First Department issued a decision in Lotes Co., Ltd. v. Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., 2017 NY Slip Op. 07397, dismissing a claim for tortious interference based on the defendant’s threats to sue the plaintiff’s customers for patent infringement, explaining: The court properly dismissed plaintiff’s claim that defendant tortiously… Read more »