By Dennis Crouch Marine Polymer Tech. v. HemCon, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2011) The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has announced that it will hold an en banc rehearing of the Marine Polymer Tech case. Straying from its recent...
By Dennis Crouch CLS Bank Int'l v. Alice Corp, App. No. 2011-1301 (Fed. Cir. 2012) (en banc order) The Federal Circuit has refocused its attention on the question of patentable subject matter and has ordered an en banc rehearing of.... Read Post
by Dennis Crouch Marine Polymer Tech. v. Hemcon, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2011) It seems that most accused infringers with a credible argument on prior art also file for reexamination or else the patentee preempts with a reissue application.... Read Post
By Dennis Crouch Marine Polymer Tech. v. Hemcon (Fed. Cir. 2012) (en banc) In a fractured en banc decision, the Federal Circuit has held that statutory the intervening rights defense only arises when the text of claims are amended o... Read Post