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A Possible Solution to the Interregnum Problem (PDF)

A Possible Solution to the Interregnum Problem (PDF)

Examines a contrary view for why the decisions of the board in interferences declared during the interregnum might be reviewable under either 35 USC 141 or 35 USC 146 after all.

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Bensen on How Patent Law Can Alter State Contract Law Rules of Construction for Patent License Agreements (PDF)

Bensen on How Patent Law Can Alter State Contract Law Rules of Construction for Patent License Agreements (PDF)

A patent license agreement is a contract and, naturally, the proper construction of a patent license agreement is generally a matter of state law. However, certain principles of federal law respecting patents create exceptions to the rules of construction that would normally obtain. Those exceptions create a trap for the unwary drafter.

$57.00
Biotechnology Industry Reaps a Harvest of Patent Protection from Supreme Court (PDF)

Biotechnology Industry Reaps a Harvest of Patent Protection from Supreme Court (PDF)

At the height of this spring season, the Supreme Court planted a seed of hope for the biotechnology and other industries that offer self-replicating technologies.

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Boilerplate Language in Patent Specifications (PDF)

Boilerplate Language in Patent Specifications (PDF)

The Supreme Court's recent findings regarding patentable subject matter may result in yet another set of guidelines for patent attorneys and examiners as to how best draft software and business method applications. Patent drafters often load up patents with seemingly extraneous language for a number of possible of reasons. Not least is the conventional wisdom that they have nothing to lose: it can't hurt and can only help. They may be mistaken.

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Burden of Proof in a Declaratory Judgment Action by a Patent Licensee in Good Standing (PDF)

Burden of Proof in a Declaratory Judgment Action by a Patent Licensee in Good Standing (PDF)

In Medtronic, Inc. v. Boston Scientific Corp., the Court will decide which party bears the burden of proof in such a proceeding. In other words, must the patentee prove that the licensee's products are within the scope of the patent, or must the licensee prove the contrary?

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