Former PTO Chief Weighs In On Inequitable Conduct
In a letter to Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), former PTO Commissioner Harry F. Manbeck argued that it would be unwise to “eviscerate the doctrine as it now stands,” while conceding that some legislative modification may be justified.
The inequitable conduct doctrine allows a judge to render a patent unenforceable...
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