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Supreme Court to Review Post-AIA-On-Sale Bar | Intellectual Property Strategist

Thursday, August 2, 2018


Partner Jonathan Bachand and Associate Ari Feinstein co-authored, "Supreme Court to Review Post-AIA-On-Sale Bar," which was published in August 2018 in the Intellectual Property Strategist newsletter.

Excerpt: On June 25, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider a question raised by Helsinn-Healthcare S.A. (Helsin): whether, under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) an inventor's sale of an invention to a third party that is obligated to keep the invention confidential qualifies as prior art for purposes of determining the patentability of the invention. 

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Jon Bachand focuses his practice on helping companies protect their most important products and innovations. He represents various clients in all areas of intellectual property law...
Ari Feinstein is an associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. Ari’s practice focuses on patent litigation, patent prosecution, and data privacy and data security compliance...
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