Reasons for invalidating a patent

28-Nov-2019 17:01

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International Search: an “International Searching Authority” (ISA) (one of the world’s major patent Offices) identifies the published patent documents and technical literature (“prior art”) which may have an influence on whether your invention is patentable, and establishes a written opinion on your invention’s potential patentability.The Federal Circuit majority opinion limited its analysis to specific personal jurisdiction. § 271(e)(2)(A) was used by the Federal Circuit to support its holding.The court began with the rule from : specific personal jurisdiction may be exercised over a defendant "when the defendant has certain minimum contacts with the forum such that the maintenance of the suit does not offend traditional notions of fair play and substantial justice." Further, "the minimum contacts requirement focuses on whether the defendant's suit-related conduct creates a substantial connection with the form State." In short, the Federal Circuit held that specific personal jurisdiction may be exercised over Mylan because "the minimum-contacts standard is satisfied by the particular actions Mylan has already taken--its ANDA filings--for the purpose of engaging in that injury-causing and allegedly wrongful marketing conduct in Delaware." The fact that the infringement at issue in the cases was "artificial" infringement under 35 U. The court explained that this statute is directed to the real-world consequence of marketing a generic in competition with the brand name drug: "concrete, non-artificial acts of infringement." Having determined that infringement under section 271(e)(2)(A) carries real-world consequences (and is more than an "artificial" construct), the Federal Circuit analogized the lawsuits against Mylan for intended future actions to "suits for retrospective relief based on past acts" and noted that the Supreme Court has defined minimum contacts in those retrospective contexts: In a formulation worded to address suits for retrospective relief based on past acts, the Supreme Court has said that the minimum-contacts requirement is met when the defendant "purposefully directed" activities at the forum, and the litigation results from alleged injuries that "arise out of or relate to" those activities.Whereas the study does mention the main argument in favor of allowing several patents related to a single drug product (inventive merit on new formulations or uses), it quotes the policy decisions taken in countries such as Argentina and India which have limited this possibility, mentioning that such policies have required countries to strike a balance between national interests and TRIPS.There is also a reference to the practice in Brazil requiring the regulatory authority to provide a green light before a patent is issued.

International Search: an “International Searching Authority” (ISA) (one of the world’s major patent Offices) identifies the published patent documents and technical literature (“prior art”) which may have an influence on whether your invention is patentable, and establishes a written opinion on your invention’s potential patentability.

The Federal Circuit majority opinion limited its analysis to specific personal jurisdiction. § 271(e)(2)(A) was used by the Federal Circuit to support its holding.

The court began with the rule from : specific personal jurisdiction may be exercised over a defendant "when the defendant has certain minimum contacts with the forum such that the maintenance of the suit does not offend traditional notions of fair play and substantial justice." Further, "the minimum contacts requirement focuses on whether the defendant's suit-related conduct creates a substantial connection with the form State." In short, the Federal Circuit held that specific personal jurisdiction may be exercised over Mylan because "the minimum-contacts standard is satisfied by the particular actions Mylan has already taken--its ANDA filings--for the purpose of engaging in that injury-causing and allegedly wrongful marketing conduct in Delaware." The fact that the infringement at issue in the cases was "artificial" infringement under 35 U. The court explained that this statute is directed to the real-world consequence of marketing a generic in competition with the brand name drug: "concrete, non-artificial acts of infringement." Having determined that infringement under section 271(e)(2)(A) carries real-world consequences (and is more than an "artificial" construct), the Federal Circuit analogized the lawsuits against Mylan for intended future actions to "suits for retrospective relief based on past acts" and noted that the Supreme Court has defined minimum contacts in those retrospective contexts: In a formulation worded to address suits for retrospective relief based on past acts, the Supreme Court has said that the minimum-contacts requirement is met when the defendant "purposefully directed" activities at the forum, and the litigation results from alleged injuries that "arise out of or relate to" those activities.

Whereas the study does mention the main argument in favor of allowing several patents related to a single drug product (inventive merit on new formulations or uses), it quotes the policy decisions taken in countries such as Argentina and India which have limited this possibility, mentioning that such policies have required countries to strike a balance between national interests and TRIPS.

There is also a reference to the practice in Brazil requiring the regulatory authority to provide a green light before a patent is issued.

Mylan sought and obtained interlocutory review by the Federal Circuit of both of those orders.