Some Fed. Circ. Guidance On Patent Pleading Standard

By Stephanie Scruggs and Jessica Zurlo (May 4, 2018, 5:49 PM EDT) -- After having its complaint for patent infringement dismissed for failure to state a claim and being denied its request to file an amended complaint in the Middle District of Georgia, Disc Disease Solutions turned to the Federal Circuit for relief. Fortunately for Disc Disease, in Disc Disease Solutions Inc. v. VGH Solutions Inc. et al., the Federal Circuit took a different view of the sufficiency of allegations in the complaint under Iqbal/Twombly and reversed the lower court's dismissal of Disc Disease's complaint. While the precedential opinion from the Federal Circuit is far from a complete guide to drafting a well-pled complaint...

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