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Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP: Federal Circuit Clarifies Interference Bar in Adair v. Carter

By Kendrew H. Colton On February 7, 2012, in Adair v. Carter , the Federal Circuit provided an important clarification to the law of patent interferences. Interferences in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) are proceedings in which the USPTO determines which of two applicants who have...