This is true whether directed toward articles intended to induce infringement, articles accompanied by inducing instructions, or nonstaple
food segments, though, have lagged.
Based around the sale of a nonstaple
, perishable agricultural good, bad weather, delays in transportation or dissipating demand for luxury items in market destinations can quickly throw the industry into turmoil.
Since income generating from these activities enable household to purchase high nutrient nonstaple
food and to afford food during food shortage.
Interpreting sections 271(c) and (d) of that act, the Supreme Court held that tying of a nonstaple
product, a product that has no use except as part of the patented process or product, was not misuse.
661, 663-70 (1944), held that patent misuse could arise from tying a patent license to the sale of a nonstaple
product--that is, a product that has no substantial use other than in connection with the patented invention.
Food assistance in 1988 included families' reporting of income from price subsidies for nonstaple
food received by both working and nonworking members, food ration coupon subsidies, and the value of food received in-kind as "welfare good.
One can think here, for example, of the large bills for importation of staple foods of some poor countries that have specialized in nonstaple
food crops or that have weak or variable agricultural capabilities.
For the market price index, this study uses the retail price index for food from the 1994 Statistical Yearbook, which includes grain, nonstaple
foods, edible oils, vegetables, meat, poultry, eggs, aquatic products, tobacco, liquor, tea, and other food products.
Apart from shifting out of thirsty nonstaple
crops like sugarcane or cotton, improving efficiency is the only option that can sustain food production while lowering water use.
105) In other instances, this fourth principle may result in the application of the patent misuse doctrine, according to which a patentee's misconduct in using a patent (for example, in tying a patent license to the sale of a nonstaple
product) may render the patent unenforceable, even if the misconduct has no relationship to the dispute between the patent owner and the alleged infringer and would not violate the antitrust laws.