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In United States patent law, inequitable conduct is a breach of the applicant's duty of candor and good faith during patent prosecution or similar proceedings. A claim of inequitable conduct is a defense to allegations of patent infringement. Even in an instance when a valid patent suffers infringement, a court ruling on an  ...


Citation. Therasense, Inc. v. Becton, Dickinson & Co., 649 F.3d 1276, 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 10590, 99 U.S.P.Q.2D (BNA) 1065 (Fed. Cir. May 25, 2011) Brief.


May 25, 2011 ... Therasense, Inc. v. Becton, Dickinson and Company (Fed. Cir. 2011) (en banc). File Attachment: TherasenseFromPatentlyo.pdf (285 KB). In a 6–1–4 decision, an en banc Federal Circuit has attempted to cure the “plague” of inequitable conduct pleadings by raising the standards for proving that the alleged ...


May 25, 2011 ... 649 F.3d 1276 (2011). THERASENSE, INC. (now known as abbott diabetes care, Inc.) and Abbott Laboratories, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY, and Nova Biomedical Corporation, Defendants-Appellees, and. Bayer HealthCare LLC, Defendant-Appellee. Nos. 2008-1511 ...


A summary and case brief of Therasense, Inc. v. Becton-Dickinson, Inc., including the facts, issue, rule of law, holding and reasoning, key terms, and concurrences and dissents.


Jan 25, 2010 ... See Therasense, Inc. v. Becton, Dickinson & Co., 565 F. Supp. 2d 1088 (N.D.Cal. 2008) ("Trial Opinion"). The district court also granted summary judgment of noninfringement of all asserted claims in U.S. Patent Nos. 6,143,164 ("the '164 patent") and 6,592,745 ("the '745 patent"). See Therasense, Inc. v.


May 25, 2011 ... Federal Circuit Seal The Federal Circuit delivered its en banc opinion on inequitable conduct today in Therasense, Inc. v. Becton, Dickinson & Co. In an opinion written by Chief Judge Rader and joined by Circuit Judges Newman, Lourie, Linn, Moore, and Reyna, and by Judge O'Malley in part, the Court ...


Mar 12, 2014 ... THERASENSE, INC. v. BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY. 2. BRADFORD J . BADKE, Ropes & Gray, LLP, of New. York, New York, argued for defendants- appellants Bec- ton, Dickinson and Company, et al. With him on the brief was SONA DE.


Jun 1, 2011 ... On May 25, 2011, the Federal Circuit issued its much-anticipated en banc opinion in Therasense, Inc. v. Becton, Dickinson & Co. In that opinion, the Federal Circuit "tighten[ed]" the standards for proving inequitable conduct in patent litigation, requiring heightened showings of both intent and materiality ...