Assessing the Meaning of a Publicly Available “Printed Publ…

When a non-patent literature (NPL) reference is used to challenge a patent, a key issue to be resolved is whether the NPL reference is a “printed publication” under 35 U.S.C. § 102. Several prior posts have addressed this question, such as here and here. The Federal Circuit recently, on November 6, weighed in yet again […]