35 U.S.C. 112

PTAB: Patent Claims Not Supported Under 35 U.S.C. § 112, ¶1

Providing an example of claimed subject matter lacking written description in a patent specification, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) found selected claims of two patents invalid under 35 U.S.C § 112, ¶1, in parallel Co… Read More

Written Description Requirement Met by Original Claims

Claims included in an original patent application are part of the written description, which is why the Federal Circuit reversed a summary judgment that claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,947,882 were invalid for lack of written descript… Read More

CAFC: Claim Reciting “Near” Displays of Data Not Indefinite

A patent claim that recited displaying one set of information “near” another set of information was not indefinite, the Federal Circuit has held in Mentor Graphics Corp. v. EVE-USA, Inc., Nos. 2015-1470, 2015-1554, 2015-1556 (… Read More