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AAM v. Neapco – Part III – The Dissent Faces a “Perfect Storm” of Conflated Doctrines

Since most of my last post discussing Judge Moore’s dissent focused on her criticism of the majority’s conclusion that the claimed invention—placing a tuned liner into a hollow “propshaft” to attenuate two modes of vibration—was directed to Hooke’s law and … Continue reading

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The Unacknowledged Role of Section 112 in the Myriad Decisions

Guest post from Paul Cole, Lucas & Co., UK; introduction by Warren Woessner. In this interesting note, Paul Cole explores the possible effect on the Fed. Cir. and Supreme Court’s decisions about the patent-eligibility  of “genomic DNA” of the arguable … Continue reading

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Edwards Lifesciences v. Corevalve – Pig Valve Implants Enabling

In Edwards Lifesciences AB v. Corevalve, Inc. (now a part of Medtronic), Appeal No. 2011-1215-1257 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 13, 2012), Corevalve challenged the validity of US Pat. No. 5,411,552 directed to a “transcather heart valve” on the basis that the … Continue reading

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