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Patents Post-Grant: CAFC Again Considers Patent Reexamination Disclaimer

Disclaimer Results in Reversal of $56 Million Dollar Damage Award As previously discussed, the CAFC has agreed to reconsider Marine Polymer Technologies, Inc. v. HemCon, Inc. ( here ) en banc . The Court will reconsider whether or not intervening rights are created for a claim that is not literally...

Patents Post-Grant: Post Grant Petitions to More Closely Scrutinize Means Plus Function Claims

MPF Claim Interpretation Required to Initiate New AIA Proceedings In past posts I have pointed out that in analyzing requests for patent reexamination, Examiner's are trained to apply a Broadest Reasonable Interpretation (BRI) to patented claims. Unfortunately, over emphasis upon this standard...