Centocor Ortho Biotech v. Abbott Labs & NYU

CAFC Decision Overturning $1.6 Billion Verdict

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Despite jury award of $1.6 Billion in damages, the CAFC held the patent invalid for failure to have satisfied the "written description" requirement that would have demonstrated that the inventors had "possession" of the biotech invention claimed, at the time he invenition was made.

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Reference Info:Decision | Federal, Federal Circuit, Patent | United States


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