Q&A With Foley Hoag's Don Ware

Law360, New York (October 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The time has come for patent reform, but the bills presently pending in Congress have industry-specific provisions that will weaken the patent system for everyone, says Foley Hoag's Don Ware in our series of chats with high-profile IP lawyers.

Q. What’s the most challenging IP case you’ve worked on, and why?

A. Johns Hopkins v. CellPro. I represented Johns Hopkins and its licensees in enforcing patents directed to CD34 monoclonal antibodies and purified suspensions of human stem cells. Hopkins had strong patents, but CellPro had a...
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