Category Archives: Interferences

Last Chapter In The “Corn Wars” Or Just The Latest?

On February 28, 2012, a three-judge panel of the Fed. Cir. ruled that the Board properly ruled that Monsanto prevailed in interference no. 105,728, involving the patent claims directed broadly to transgenic corn. (A copy of this ruling is found at … Continue reading

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US Patent Law – Discouraging an International Business Model?

In the recent decision of Solvay S.A. v. Honeywell International, Inc. (2009-1161, Fed. Cir. 2010), the Federal Circuit held that despite both being first to possess an invention in the U.S. and practicing reasonable diligence prior to filing, Honeywell did … Continue reading

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