Partner, Richard Emmons was featured in the article, ‘Patent Cases To Watch in 2022,’ which was published by Law360 on January 3, 2022. The article provides insight on new activities surrounding various high-profile patent cases.
Richard Emmons, share his views on the heightened scrutiny around patent application approvals. “When you’re thinking about a very, very large genus of possible molecules, you get into this question [of], ‘Are 85 positive candidates sufficient to enable that entire genus when you’ve really only shown what the structure for two of them are?’ There’s no bright-line rule on this, and it’s something that — for those of us who are drafting applications — we worry about a lot because you don’t want to end up in this situation.”
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