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Tag Archives: WDR
Novartis v. Accord – No Limits on Negative Limitations?
A split panel of Judges O’Malley, Linn and Moore (dissenting) affirmed a district court ruling that the claims of U.S. Pat. No. 9,187,405 met the written description requirement (WDR) of s. 112(a). Novartis Pharmaceuticals v. Accord Healthcare Inc., Appeal No. … Continue reading
Biogen v. Mylan: When Does a Specification Fail to Describe a Newly-Presented Claim?
The disclosure requirements that will meet the written description requirement of s. 112(1) had a fairly mundane priority policing role prior to the expansion of the importance of the requirement in the biotech cases leading up to the en banc … Continue reading
Supreme Court Declines To Review “New And Improved” Written Description Requirement
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court denied Centocor’s (now “Janssen”) petition for cert. and so let stand a ruling that Centocor’s patents on humanized monoclonal antibodies (covering Abbott’s Humira) are invalid for failure to meet the written description requirement (WDR) of … Continue reading
Top 2011 IP Stories on Patents4Life
I spent a day or two looking back over the breaking IP news that resulted in posts on Patents4Life. I wrote most of them, but want to take a pause to thank regular contributors Paul Cole, Ron Schutz and Stefan … Continue reading
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