Posts Tagged: marine polymer technologies


CAFC Muddle: Deciphering the Marine Polymer En Banc Ruling*

Where the en banc decision gets particularly interesting (and adversarial) is with respect to the second question, namely when does “intervening rights” apply to reexamined claims? By …
3 years ago 1

Bio/Pharma Amici Brief Filed in Marine Polymer Reexam Appeal

On September 26, 2011, the a three-judge-panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a ruling in Marine Polymer Technologies, Inc. v. HemCon, Inc., …
4 years ago 4

A Winning Patent Infringement Defense: Reexamination Creates Intervening Rights, Erases $29.4 Million Verdict

Companies accused of patent infringement are increasingly looking at patent reexamination at the Patent Office as an attractive avenue for challenging the patent’s validity. Reexamination offers …
4 years ago 1

CAFC: Intervening Rights for Claims Unamended During Reexam*

I like writing about esoteric patent law topics and the question of “intervening rights” in reexaminations/reissues is one of the more esoteric. See my 1998 JPTOS article …
4 years ago 0

Federal Circuit Stays Injunction Pending Appeal for Medical Bandages & Dressings Used by U.S. Military

Last week, on November 18, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit granted a stay to HemCon, Inc., which will prevent implementation of the injunction …
5 years ago 1