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Saffran v. J&J – When Defining Equals Disclaiming

A guest post from Theresa Stadheim of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. In Bruce N. Saffran, M.D., Ph.D., v. Johnson & Johnson and Cordis Corporation, Appeal No. 2012-1043 (Fed. Cir. April 4, 2013, decision by Lourie), the Federal Circuit reversed … Continue reading

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PTO Issues Notice on Improvement in Patent Application Quality – A Very Modest Proposal

On January 15, 2013, the USPTO released a notice – see link below – requesting comments on its suggestions of ways to “improve the quality of issued patents” by improving the quality of application drafting. There are two brief sections … Continue reading

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