Case Study: FICO V. Experian Information Solutions

Law360, New York (October 21, 2011, 11:42 AM EDT) -- The intellectual property bar was all abuzz last spring when the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued an extraordinarily results-oriented en banc decision in Therasense Inc. v. Becton Dickinson & Co., No. 2008-1511 (Fed. Cir. 2011). In Therasense, the Federal Circuit disrupted decades of its own precedent and, many practitioners believe, all but eviscerated the doctrine of inequitable conduct, making it much more difficult for patent infringement defendants to prevail on claims of inequitable conduct.

After Therasense, inventors or their legal representatives can withhold...
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