Tag Archives: KSR

Yeda Res. and Dev. v. Mylan – “We don’t need no Stinkin’ Prior Art”

The quote is from “Treasure of the Sierra Madre” when a bandido leader is trying to convince Bogart that his gang are Federales, and Bogie asks to see their badges. In the context of Yeda Res. and Dev. v. Mylan, … Continue reading

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K/S HIMPP v. Hear-Ware Technologies, LLC – Splitting a KSR Hair

In KSR, the Court seemed to encourage the broader use of the “logic, judgment, and common sense available to the person of ordinary skill that do not necessarily require explication in any reference” to resolve the obviousness question.  587 F.3d … Continue reading

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Top Ten IP Stories from 2013

I admit it, I like lists, even completely subjective ones like this one, that is tilted toward patent law and prep/pros. So in no particular order, except for number one, here we go:   Myriad [Add your pun title here!]. … Continue reading

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Federal Circuit Will Review Cybor Decision En Banc

On March 15th, in a long-awaited ruling, the Fed. Cir. vacated a panel holding reversing a lower court’s finding that disputed means-plus-function claims met the written description requirement. The Fed. Cir. asked the parties and amici (and there will be … Continue reading

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