September 10, 2019
Volume 18, Issue 3
Uber, a company that offers ride-sharing arrangements through its smartphone app, has quickly grown in popularity. As Uber grows in widespread use, injuries involving rides arranged through Uber have been on the rise. Uber maintains that it is a technology platform that connects users on its app, not a transportation company. Such a characterization would
Adeline A. Allen, Uber and the Communications Decency Act: Why the Ride-Hailing App Would Not Fare Well Under § 230, 18 N.C.J.L. & Tech. 290 (2017), http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Allen_Final2.pdf.
For the most part, United States patent law is only concerned with activities that take place in the United States and its territories. One of the rare exceptions to this may be found in 35 U.S.C. § 271(f). The first part of this statute makes it an act of infringement for a party in the
Michael A. Sanzo, Exporting Components of Patented Products: A Unique Way to Infringe, 18 N.C.J.L. & Tech. 322 (2017), http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Sanzo_Final2.pdf.
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