Major IP Groups Urge Full Fed. Circ. To Eye AIA On-Sale Bar

Law360, New York (July 19, 2017, 8:44 PM EDT) -- Many major intellectual property groups urged the full Federal Circuit on Wednesday to review a decision that sales in which an invention isn’t publicly disclosed invalidate patents under the America Invents Act's on-sale bar rule, with one saying the ruling threatens to “destabilize the entire U.S. patent system.”

The Intellectual Property Owners Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and Biotechnology Innovation Organization all filed amicus briefs supporting Helsinn Healthcare SA’s request for en banc review, arguing that the panel decision in the case flies in the face of congressional intent in the AIA to limit...

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