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Supreme Court calls for some deference in claim construction standard of review

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2015

On January 20, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc., finding that the Federal Rules of Civil

Can any DNA claims still be patented?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

In a decision issued December 17, 2014, in In Re BRCA1- And BRCA2-Based Hereditary Cancer Test Patent Litigation (Myriad II), the Federal Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court modifies Federal Circuit’s standard of review for claim construction in Teva v. Sandoz

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

On January 20, 2015, resolving a long debated issue, the U.S. Supreme Court set aside the Federal Circuit’s de novo review of every aspect of a lower

USPTO issues final Patent Term Adjustment rules under Novartis

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2015

The USPTO has published final Patent Term Adjustment (PTA) rules addressing the treatment of Requests for Continued Examination (RCEs) under the

Pre-trial consolidation may run afoul of the America Invents Act

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2015

The America Invents Act introduced a new statute, 35 U.S.C. 299, which provides that “accused infringers may not be joined in one action as

Federal Circuit finds "classic" reissue error

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2015

In Fleming v. Escort Inc., the Federal Circuit noted that the error on which Fleming's reissue patents were based was a "classic" type of error

Three patent issues to watch in 2015

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2015

Well, 2014 was a busy year in patent law, and it wasn't all good news for patent holders. The Supreme Court made 35 USC 101 a significant hurdle to

An early test for the USPTO’s eligibility analysis

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2014

Just last week, the USPTO released its revised subject matter eligibility guidance (2014 Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility

Federal Circuit invalidates Myriad primer and method claims as lacking subject matter eligibility

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2014

In a case styled as In re BRCA1- and BRCA2-Based Hereditary Cancer Test Patent Litigation (also known as Myriad v. Ambry), the Federal Circuit held

Sequenom deal may avoid Federal Circuit decision

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2014

Less than a month after their case was argued at the Federal Circuit, Illumina Inc. and Sequenom Inc. have announced a deal to settle their patent