March 16, 2018
An article written by Fitch Even partner Joseph F. Marinelli is featured in the March 2018 issue of Business Law Today, published by the ABA Business Law Section. In the article, “Federal Circuit Clarifies On-Sale Bar to Patentability for ‘Secret Sales,’” Joe reports on the Federal Circuit’s denial of Helsinn Healthcare’s petition for en banc rehearing on the scope of the America Invents Act's on-sale bar and its partial clarification of its previous ruling.
To access the article online, please visit the ABA website.
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