Inventor Falsified Experiment, Federal Circuit Says

Law360, New York (August 7, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A district court’s ruling of inequitable conduct has been upheld, rendering four Housey Pharmaceuticals Inc. patents unenforceable in a patent infringement case brought by Bayer AG.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit had vacated and remanded the first decision from the district court based on a lack of evidence of inequitable conduct, but on Friday ruled in step with the lower court.

At issue was whether or not Housey Pharmaceuticals inventor Dr. Gerard M. Housey had falsified evidence in an experiment critical...
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