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Exceeding the Scope of the Patent: Solving the Reverse Payment Settlement Problem Through Antitrust Enforcement and Regulatory Reform

Exceeding the Scope of the Patent: Solving the Reverse Payment Settlement Problem Through Antitrust Enforcement and Regulatory Reform

Reverse payment settlements in pharmaceutical patent litigation, also known as “pay for delay” settlements, are almost universally anticompetitive. Nonetheless, because of the current regulatory framework and a failure of courts to address the definition of patent scope, many of these … Read More

Reverse payment settlements in pharmaceutical patent litigation, also known as “pay for delay” settlements, are almost universally anticompetitive. Nonetheless, because of the current regulatory framework and a failure of courts to address the definition of patent scope, many of these … Read more

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KSR Fallout: Questions of Law Based on Findings of Fact and the Continuing Problem of Hindsight Bias

KSR Fallout: Questions of Law Based on Findings of Fact and the Continuing Problem of Hindsight Bias

KSR v. Teleflex marked the Supreme Court’s first significant return to the question of patent “obviousness”—which is used to ensure patents are not improvidently granted to inevitable inventions—in over four decades.  If a jury finds an invention would have been obvious to one of ordinary … Read More

KSR v. Teleflex marked the Supreme Court’s first significant return to the question of patent “obviousness”—which is used to ensure patents are not improvidently granted to inevitable inventions—in over four decades.  If a jury finds an invention would have been obvious to one of ordinary … Read more

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PROMETHEUS LABORATORIES V. MAYO COLLABORATIVE SERVICES

PROMETHEUS LABORATORIES V. MAYO COLLABORATIVE SERVICES

Case note concerning PROMETHEUS LABORATORIES V. MAYO COLLABORATIVE SERVICES Update Sept. 4, 2011:  The Supreme Court has granted cert to the appeal of this decison (for a second time) and thus this comment may not accurately reflect the state of the law.Read More

Case note concerning PROMETHEUS LABORATORIES V. MAYO COLLABORATIVE SERVICES Update Sept. 4, 2011:  The Supreme Court has granted cert to the appeal of this decison (for a second time) and thus this comment may not accurately reflect the state of the law.Read more

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