Supreme Court Seeks US Input On Definiteness

Law360, New York (December 13, 2010, 1:53 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday invited the solicitor general to weigh in on Applera Corp.'s challenge of an appeals court decision to revive two Enzo Biochem Inc. nucleic acid detection patents that had previously been found invalid due to indefiniteness.

The justices' curiosity could be a sign they are leaning toward taking the case in a bid to clarify how an indefiniteness defense could be applied to the statutory requirement of definiteness, which requires a patent to contain "one or more claims particularly pointing out...
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