In Institut Pasteur v. Focarino (Fed. Cir. Dec. 30, 2013), the Federal Circuit dealt with three different patents all related to one parent patent application in three different ways. One of the patents did not survive but the other two did. For patent owners, a good patent strategy is to have a multiplicity of patents in the event that not all of the patents or claims of the … [Read more...]
Inter Partes Reexamination
An inter partes reexamination is no longer available to challenge the validity of a patent.