Pfizer Patent Adjustment Fight Remanded To USPTO

Law360, New York (March 4, 2010, 1:56 PM EST) -- A federal judge has agreed to send Pfizer Inc.'s challenge of a term adjustment for a patent related to a swine disease back to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for recalculation in light of the recent appeals court ruling in Wyeth v. Kappos.

Judge Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Wednesday granted a joint motion filed in February by Pfizer and the USPTO to remand the case so that the patent term adjustment can be recalculated in...
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