Category Archives: USA

Patent Strategies in Light of the New Rules

Courtsy Russ Krajec’s Anything Under The Sun Made By Man In Patent Drafting and Claim Writing, Patent Drafting Theory, Practical Tips for Patent Drafting, Patent Strategy, Patents in Business, Business Theory for Patents, The USPTO The latest rules from the … Continue reading

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Making biofules at your backyard @ $1 per gallon

E-fuel 100 Microfueler developed by Floyd Butterfield and Thomas Quinn, offers the flexibility to generate biofuel (Ethanol @ $1/gallon) at your backyard. This system is compact like a washing machine and operates on sugar content and yeast. Read more on … Continue reading

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Defending a patent infringement in court – take recourse of Reverse Doctrine of Equivalents

Doctrine of Equivalents was set forth by US Supreme Court in 1950 to extent the protection of patent rights to a good patent holders beyond the literal meaning of the claims i.e. literal infringement. US Supreme Court also established Function-Way-Result … Continue reading

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US pushes bill to promote competitive presence of generic drug manft.

The bipartisan Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act (S. 316) would prohibit brand-name drug companies from exploiting a loophole in the Hatch-Waxman Act to pay generic drug companies to delay entry of new generic medicines into the market. The bill … Continue reading

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Including Claims in Provisional Patent Applications?

Curtsy-Patently-O: Patent Law Blog:  discusses “Including Claims in Provisional Patent Applications?” An ongoing debate amongst some patent attorneys is whether to include claims in provisional applications. According to the rules of practice, claims are not required in the provisional application. … Continue reading

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US again threatns to suspend patent rights on health hazard grounds..

Apprehension about offering the stringent Product Patent protection to Pharma inventions during the TRIPs negotiations are turning the to be true. Even in developed world, companies holding the key patented medicine were reluctant to offer the medicines to the needy … Continue reading

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Anchen files ANDA for Wellbutrin XL (buproprion)

Anchen files ANDA for Wellbutrin XL (buproprion) Anchen files ANDA for Wellbutrin XL (buproprion) By Lawrence B. Ebert Taiwan-based generic company Anchen Pharmaceuticals has submitted an abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) to the FDA for Biovail’s Wellbutrin XL (once daily … Continue reading

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ANDA filing doesn’t constitute Willful patent infringement

“Glaxo Group Limited v. Apotex, Inc., 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 15489 (Fed. Cir., July 27, 2004) Apotex, Inc. (‘Apotex’) appeals the judgment of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, which found that Apotex’s filing of … Continue reading

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Who lost it…. plant breeder or farmer or we

Navigating the patent maze: Court Decisions: “Schmeiser v Monsanto By this time, most of you have heard that ‘Monsanto won’ over Percy Schmeiser in the Canadian Supreme Court. Actually, Mr Schmeiser was found to have infringed Monsanto’s patent but no … Continue reading

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Necessity’s Progeny — Nipper’s Patent Law Blog: Caselaw

this link offers a good information on a latest case.. have a look over it,…. Necessity’s Progeny — Nipper’s Patent Law Blog: Caselaw06038004L.jpg is a good website for a comprehensive web search. full window

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