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Brian Dodson of Dodson Consutants has written an interesting blog this week on the US Supreme Court judgement Global-Tech Appliances, Inc. v. SEB S.A. Readers can refer to his blog for the details of the case so I won't repeat them here, apart from a couple of key facts:
But I find the conclusions thought-provoking:
Willfull blindness, or deliberate indifference, is hence clearly not always a defence to willful infringement. In other words, ignorance is not neccessarily bliss....
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