• Therasense on Patent Inequitable Conduct - The Decision of the Federal Circuit "Fixes" Inequitable Conduct Law
  • June 2, 2011 | Author: Charles W. Shifley
  • Law Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. - Chicago Office
  • May 25, 2011, the Federal Circuit issued the much awaited en banc (full court) decision about patent inequitable conduct in Therasense, Inc v. Becton, Dickinson, & Co. According to a dissent, the Court "comes close to abolishing [the doctrine of inequitable conduct] altogether." Slip op. dissent at 5.