Category Archives: Inventions

Steve Hall and Matt Williams quoted in Louisville Business First on the current state of Intellectual Property Law

Steve Hall and Matt Williams, members of Wyatt’s Intellectual Property Protection & Litigation Service Team, were quoted in Louisville Business First. ┬áThe article, “Intellectual Property Law Has a Real-World Impact on Businesses,” describes changes in Intellectual Property Law and their effect on companies and individuals alike.

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The Written Description Requirement: New Wrinkles on a Familiar Story (Part One of Three)

By Stephen C. Hall

This is part one of a three-part series on written description requirements and the developing case law under the America Invents Act (AIA).

InventionsIt happens regularly in patent litigation: a patentee asserts a patent that arose from a child application, the child application claims priority to an application filed years before, and the development of prior art in the intervening years affects the outcome of the litigation. In various cases, the outcomes (along with millions of dollars in damages) have hinged on the teachings of a parent application.

One such case involved the alleged infringement of Continue reading The Written Description Requirement: New Wrinkles on a Familiar Story (Part One of Three)