Patents Post-Grant: The Impact of Therasense on Patent Reform

Did Therasense Moot Supplemental Examination? Supplemental Examination, as currently proposed in the patent reform legislation , would enable Patentees to effectively cure inequitable conduct for all but the most offensive conduct. This reform provision was designed to combat the plague of inequitable...

Inequitable Conduct, Willfulness, and Inducement under the AIA

In this Analysis, Anthony W. Shaw discusses the role of inequitable conduct, supplemental examinations, reissue, inventorship, foreign filings without a license, disclaimers, best mode, and willful infringements and inducement to infringe in the post America Invents Act world. Mr. Shaw writes: Reducing...