Reconsider Recapture In A Patent Reissue

Law360, New York (June 20, 2011, 12:46 PM EDT) -- An application for a reissue of an issued patent is often the patent owner’s only chance to correct an error in the claims of that patent. With recent developments at the Federal Circuit and possible legislative attention to post-grant patent practice, it is increasingly important to convey to business leaders and innovators how effective use of this important post-grant proceeding can strengthen the patent owner’s position in essentially any patent-related business transaction.

Understanding when and how to use a reissue proceeding to further a business objective,...
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