86) The consolidation of patent appeals to the Federal Circuit eventually resolved the split in favor of patentees
value rule, as espoused in Lucent, patentees
are unable to present any
108) To prevent this, the Court held, patentees
must] show that the patentee
has impermissibly broadened the
The proposal does not alter the patentability of gene sequences; it merely restricts patentees
from using infringement threats to stop research.
This extension was to compensate pharmaceutical patentees
for the reduction in time they had to exploit their patents as a result of the completion of the complex clinical trials required before the patented pharmaceutical could be placed on the European market.
Whatever the approach, the problem is clear: patentees
Collateral estoppel makes invalidity judgments particularly bad for patentees
on enforcement campaigns because the same validity question is likely to be raised in each patent lawsuit.
period of exclusivity bestows upon patentees
an exclusive control over
to the fact that patent claims are drafted by patentees
, the problem is
must be resilient; it is not unusual to experience 20 'no's before a company decides to offer a meeting.
from garnering more than that to which the substantive