The US Supreme Court has ruled that liability for inducing infringement of a patent under US law requires knowledge of the patent or something called ‘wilful blindness’ to the patent’s existence. Patently-O summarises and includes a link to download Global-Tech Appliances, inc. v. SEB S.A. Now, I do know that their law is different to our law. For a start, under our law infringement can lie in ‘authorising’ the infringer, not (just).. Read More