Scott D. Locke, a partner at Dorf & Nelson, writes: Fortuitously for inventors and investors in the life sciences industry, five years after 'KSR v. Teleflex,' the Federal Circuit continues to refuse to raise the bar for non-obviousness for new chemical compounds. However, in a recent decision, the court opened the door for a new means by which to challenge these types of claims.
Determining Non-Obviousness in Patenting of Chemical Compounds
New York Law Journal
June 4, 2012
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