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AIA On-Sale Bar At The High Court: What You Need To Know

Law360 (December 3, 2018, 6:27 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether the America Invents Act narrowed the on-sale bar in patent cases, tackling a question that has lingered since the law was enacted more than seven years ago.

The case was brought to the Supreme Court by Helsinn Healthcare SA, which saw its patent on the nausea drug Aloxi invalidated by the Federal Circuit last year amid an infringement dispute with Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.

Here’s a look at what you need to know about the closely watched case.

What's At Issue?

The on-sale bar holds that sales of an invention that...

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