Q&A With Perkins Coie's Dan Bagatell

Law360, New York (October 1, 2009, 2:50 PM EDT) -- Dan L. Bagatell is a partner with Perkins Coie LLP in the firm's Phoenix office and co-chair of the firm's appellate litigation group. His practice focuses on patent and other intellectual property litigation and on a wide array of civil appeals.

Q: What is the most challenging case you've worked on, and why?

A: Pfaff v. Wells Electronics Inc., 525 U.S. 55 (1998). It involved the “on sale bar” of section 102(b) of the Patent Act, which says a patent is invalid if the invention was...
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