• Posts Tagged ‘continuation’

    It’s All About the Words

    by  • October 2, 2014 • patent • 0 Comments

    Here’s a short one. We have co-inventors, the relevant one is James McGhie. He was an inventor on a patent of which the patent-in-suit was a continuation-in-part. McGhie assigned the original patent to the predecessor-in-interest of the plaintiff, but didn’t assign his ownership of the continuation-in-part. The plaintiff argued that the assignment of the...

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    Someone Screwed Up

    by  • June 19, 2010 • patent

    The Patent Prospector summarizes a Federal Circuit review of a botched effort to claim priority to an earlier-filed application. The child was filed without the first page, so there was no express claim of priority to its parent. Result? Patent invalid because it was anticipated by the factual, but not legal, predecessor. Post here....

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