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Patent Prosecution

July 29, 2019

CAFC Rules Suboxone Patent is Not Infringed by Generic Buprenorphine Film Product

  CAFC Rules Suboxone Patent is Not Infringed by Generic Buprenorphine Film Product   By: Katie Rubino   Recently on July 9th the Court of Appeals for […]
July 8, 2019

Patent Strategies for Small Molecule Drugs versus Biological Drugs

  Patent Strategies for Small Molecule Drugs Versus Biological Drugs   By: Katie Rubino   Molecules used as drug products are often categorized into two classes: small […]
June 11, 2019

CAFC Affirms Invalidation of Oxycodone Patent for Lack of Written Description

CAFC Affirms Invalidation of Oxycodone Patent for Lack of Written Description   By: Katie Rubino   On April 19th, 2019 the Court of Appeals of the Federal […]
May 28, 2019

Supreme Court Denies Certiorari Petition on Tribal Sovereign Immunity in IPR Proceedings

Supreme Court Denies Certiorari Petition on Tribal Sovereign Immunity in IPR Proceedings   By: Katie Rubino   Recently at the end of April, the Supreme Court denied […]
May 6, 2019

CAFC Affirms Nonobviousness of Vitamin B12 and Folate Administration Prior to Chemotherapy

CAFC Affirms Nonobviousness of Vitamin B12 and Folate Administration Prior to Chemotherapy   By: Katie Rubino   On April 26, 2019, the Court of Appeals for the […]
April 22, 2019

IPR Incomplete: PTAB Fails to Initiate Indefinite IPR Petition

IPR Incomplete: PTAB Fails to Initiate Indefinite IPR Petition   By: Katie Rubino   Recently on March 6, 2019 the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued […]
April 8, 2019

PTAB Enacts new Pilot Program on Motions to Amend During Post Grant Proceedings

PTAB Enacts New Pilot Program on Motions to Amend During Post Grant Proceedings   By: Katie Rubino   Recently the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) instituted […]
March 24, 2019

Lessons Learned on the Eve of the 10,000th Post Grant Petition Filed at the PTAB

Lessons Learned on the Eve of the 10,000th Post Grant Petition Filed at the PTAB   By: Katie Rubino   Background In 2011, Congress and then President […]
March 17, 2019

CAFC Affirms IPR Dismissal for Lack of Standing and Mootness

CAFC Affirms IPR Dismissal for Lack of Standing and Mootness   By: Katie Rubino   On February 7th, 2019 the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit […]
March 3, 2019

CAFC Upholds Unpatentability of Diagnostic Method Claims

CAFC Upholds Unpatentability of Diagnostic Method Claims   By: Katie Rubino On February 6th, 2019 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) in Athena […]