A district court held that a corporation (athe patent owneraquot;) was barred by inequitable conduct from enforcing a patent against an accused infringer. ... 2001 ) (I) ATTORNEY FAILURE TO INVESTIGATE EXACT DATE OF POTENTIAL ON- SALE BAR. ... aThere is no need for an attorney to pursue a fishing expedition to obtain information. ... aIn the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (a#39;MPEPa#39;) section 2004, styled a#39;Aids to Compliance With Duty of Disclosure, a#39; the PTO sets forth a list ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Patent Law Digest|
|Author||:||Donald S. Chisum|