Election and Business Results Are In rtmworld

Election and Business Results Are In

Do you wonder what political and business trends will affect your business? I have some thoughts on how this will unfold in the United States.
The Latest Dongle Gear Actions: Canon’s Checkmate

The Latest Dongle Gear Actions: Canon’s Checkmate

Actions have been brought to the U.S. courts, and before the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) but no one has yet discussed what it means for the aftermarket going forward. 
Mobile Apps that Rule for This Judge rtmworld

Mobile Apps that Rule for This Judge

Mobile Apps that rule for this Judge that make my vagabond life so much easier and my business administration so much more flexible.
2017: There Will Never be Another One rtmworld

2017: There Will Never be Another One

2017 is the year that saw incredible changes in the law from none other than the U.S. Supreme Court, but also some subtle, yet significant, legal shifts as well.
The Aftermarket Scores a Big Savory Win

The Aftermarket Scores a Big Savory Win

The aftermarket scores a big savory win with the US Supreme Court ruling that patent rights are exhausted after the first sale, wherever that takes place.
The Aftermarket Right That Shouldn’t Be An Afterthought

The Aftermarket Right That Shouldn’t Be An Afterthought

The aftermarket right that shouldn’t be an afterthought is the right to repair. It is a handy weapon in the protective legal arsenal of the cartridge remanufacturer and printer service technician. It’s so well-established, it’s easy to forget it exists. But it shouldn’t be forgotten, nor taken for granted.
Supreme Court Leans Towards Aftermarket rtmworld

Supreme Court Leans Towards Aftermarket

The US Supreme Court leaned towards the aftermarket which will see the end of the use of patents as vehicles to restrict products. It will end any question as to whether patents rights can be asserted when the product was first sold in another country too.
Pivotal Patent Case has Support on Both Sides

Pivotal Patent Case has Support on Both Sides

Pivotal patent case has support on both sides with the OEMs, Imaging Supplies Coalition favoring Lexmark with many others siding with Impression Products.
Council presents its issues to the US Supreme Court rtmworld

Council Presents its Issues to the US Supreme Court

The International Imaging Technology Council filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case of Impression Products v. Lexmark Int’l Inc., on January 24, 2017 being the sixth amicus brief filed by the Int’l ITC and the fourth to be filed with the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Trump Presidency Good or Bad for the Aftermarket

The Trump Presidency: Good or Bad for the Aftermarket

The Trump presidency: good or bad for the aftermarket? The election of Donald Trump was an epic event opposed by most and unexpected by everyone.