Author Archives: Warren Woessner

Biogen v. Serano – When is a Recombinant Polypeptide Novel?

When I posted about this Fed. Cir. decision (Biogen MA v. EMD Serano, Appeal no. 2019-1133 (Fed. Cir., Sept. 28, 2020) on October 12, 2020, I viewed it as a straightforward application of the maxim that an otherwise non-novel product … Continue reading

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Want an Expedited Decision on your Appeal? Use the USPTO’s Fast Track Appeals Pilot Program

Guest post from the USPTO: What is the Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program? Under the Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program, appellants can have their ex parte appeals advanced out of turn. Appellants simply file a petition to request fast-track review of their … Continue reading

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Listen to “A Conversation with Janice Mueller, Author of Mueller on Patent Law”

Guest post from Chisum Patent Academy: The Chisum Patent Academy is pleased to share with you a recording of the recent webinar from Fastcase, Inc.: “A Conversation with Janice Mueller, Author of Mueller on Patent Law.” In the one-hour webinar, Janice answers questions about: … Continue reading

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Neapco’s Brief in Opposition to AA’s Petition for Cert.

On March 31, 2021, Neapco Holdings LLC filed its Brief in Opposition to American Axle’s Petition for Cert. If you need a refresher on the proceedings to date, please read (or re-read) the analyses I posted on Jan. 11, 2021 … Continue reading

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