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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 16 Nov 2010
Cancer Research Tech. Ltd. v. Barr Laboratories, Inc
The defense of prosecution laches requires a finding of prejudice as shown by evidence of intervening rights; for inequitable conduct, a finding of intent to deceive cannot rely solely on the same evidence used to support a finding of materiality.
Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 15 Jun 2010
Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc v Universal Security Instruments, Inc, 2009-1421
Whether the inventorship of the patents as issued is correct does not determine the materiality of the statements in this case, just as whether concealed prior art would actually invalidate the patent is irrelevant to materiality
Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 2 Feb 2010
Therasense, Inc v Becton, Dickinson and Co
To anticipate, a prior art reference must disclose, either expressly or inherently, all of the elements of the claim arranged or combined in the same way as recited in the claim.