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McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: What’s Left of "Best Mode" After Patent Reform?

By Geoffrey K. White Effective September 16, 2011, Section 15 of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act modifies the requirement that patent applications disclose the "best mode" of performing the claimed invention. Section 15 eliminates challenges to best mode in litigation and expressly...