• Features

    Say What? Are PTAB Judges Really ‘Inferior Officers’?

    Ben Clark

    United States v. Arthrex, Inc.

    Proving that even the driest of constitutional issues can have significant practical effect, the U.S. Supreme Court recently heard argument in United States v. Arthrex. Before the Court was whether administrative judges of the PTAB have been appointed unconstitutionally.

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  • Features

    Implications of 'Amgen v. Sanofi' On the State of Enablement Law

    Bruce M. Wexler, Aaron P. Selikson, Ashley N. Mays-Williams and Susan S. Hwang

    The decision appears to take steps to harmonize the prior cases that appropriately were guided by the Wands factors with the cases discussing the “full scope” of enablement that have engendered some confusion in the law.

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  • Features

    Synergizing Patents to Drive Innovation and Growth

    Siraj Husain

    As intellectual property continues to influence business operations, more companies are considering defensive patent pools as a strategic measure to guard against threats that can stifle innovation and growth for both businesses and industries.

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  • Features

    Equity In Broad and Flexible Fashion

    Kelvin Han

    Federal Circuit Wasn’t Chicken to Grant Equitable Intervening Right in Poultry Processing Equipment Case

    A dispute between the two titans in the poultry processing equipment market led the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to construe the term “protection of investments” in 35 U.S.C. §252.

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  • Columns & Departments

    IP News

    Howard Shire and Shaleen J. Patel

    On March 12, the Federal Circuit granted Janssen Pharmaceutica’s motion to dismiss Mylan Laboratories’ appeal and denied Mylan’s request for mandamus relief, holding that it lacked jurisdiction to hear Mylan’s appeal.

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