Tag Archives: PTO

Myriad at CAFC: Three points to remember

The July 20 hearing at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit addressing the Myriad case did not last a terribly long time, but there were a few object lessons to take away. We last visited this situation shortly…


Patent reform in search of respect

We who scribble for a living find it easy to go off on those who do not, and today’s bulls-eye is on the patent reform bill recently signed into law, the America Invents Act of 2011. One of the interesting…


Patent reform: All aboard, the train has left the station

The U.S. House of Representatives is expecting a vote this week on its patent reform bill, but unlike passage of the Senate bill, the House bill has to deal with a potentially crippling conflict. This conflict was set up by…