Hurricane Curbing System Full Of Hot Air, Fed. Circ. Says

Law360, New York (February 26, 2014, 2:43 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Tuesday affirmed the denial of a patent to two inventors claiming to have created a system for weakening hurricanes through the injection of a cooling agent into the storm's eye, finding the claims too farfetched and imprecise to be replicated.

A three-judge panel unanimously found that assertions by inventors Eugene J. Hoffmann and David E. Lund that the government had already been using their system to keep hurricanes at bay over the last several years were not enough to show that the...
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Case Information

Case Title

In re: Hoffmann

Case Number



Appellate - Federal Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

September 17, 2013

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