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D. Mass. Amends Local Patent Rules

USA - June 1 2018 On May 24, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts amended Local Rule 16.6 - Patent Proceedings (the “Rule”). The Rule applies…

Podcast: Alissa Lipton and Jeffrey Jacobstein on Obviousness-Type Double Patenting

USA - November 10 2016 Obviousness-type double patenting is a judicially-created doctrine designed to prevent a patent owner from applying for a second patent which isn't…

Jeffrey M. Jacobstein

Federal Circuit decision in Ariosa v. Sequenom offers further clarification on the scope of patent-eligible subject matter

USA - June 23 2015 On June 12, 2015, the Federal Circuit issued its eagerly anticipated decision in Ariosa v. Sequenom, which assessed the subject matter eligibility of…

Jeffrey M. Jacobstein, William B. Raich

Court affirms finding of obviousness where elements of claims are found in combination of prior art references

USA - February 23 2011 In Tokai Corp. v. Easton Enterprises, Inc., Nos. 10-1057, -1116 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 31, 2011), the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of SJ of invalidity for obviousness in favor of Easton Enterprises, Inc. (d.b.a. Easton Sales) and Fun Line Industries, Inc. (collectively “Easton”).