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Therasense Puts A World Of (Antitrust) Hurt On 3M

Commentators who have declared inequitable conduct dead and buried should study TransWeb, LLC v. 3M Innovative Properties Co., App. No. 2014-1646 (Fed. Cir., Feb. 10 2016). {A copy can be found at the end of this post.] The decision demonstrates … Continue reading

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Apotex Petitions Supreme Court to Review Therasense Standards

In Apotex, Inc. v. UCB, Inc., Appeal No. 2013-1674 (Fed. Cir. August 15, 2014) the court affirmed the district court’s ruling that one actor, Dr. Sherman, the chairman of Apotex had committed inequitable conduct by engaging in what the court … Continue reading

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Takeaways from Seattle Summer 2014 Seminars

A guest post by Donald Chisum and Janice Mueller. In August 2014 the Chisum Patent Academy held two back-to-back seminars in its Seattle, Washington facility to discuss and debate current developments in patent law. Each roundtable seminar group was limited … Continue reading

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Ohio Willow Wood Co. v. Alps South, LLC – Inequitable Conduct Lives!

In October, I spoke at AIPLA with James Carmichael, who used to head up the “Fraud Squad” at the PTO. He noted that there had only been three Fed. Cir. decisions upholding findings of inequitable conduct (IC) since Therasense, two … Continue reading

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