Outer space patents

September 30, 2011

  • 393 United States
  • 393VIII Claims Against United States
  • 393k97 k. Use or Infringement of Patents.

393 United StatesStatute governing federal government’s patent infringement liability does not apply to activities in outer space.
Hughes Aircraft Co. v. United States, 29 Fed.Cl. 197 (Fed. Cl. Aug. 16, 1993)