35 U.S.C.A. 271 Infringement of patent

 

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this title, whoever without authority makes, uses, offers to sell, or sells any patented invention, within the United States or imports into the United States any patented invention during the term of the patent therefor, infringes the patent.

 

(b) Whoever actively induces infringement of a patent shall be liable as an infringer.