Lynn Tyler – Barnes & Thornburg LLP

11 S. Meridian St.  Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Federal Circuit Establishes Standards for Prosecution Bars in Protective Orders

This article analyzes the Federal Circuit's recent decision in In re Deutsche Bank Trust Co. That decision established the standards for barring an attorney from participating in patent prosecution for a client where the…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property

In re Bilski: Set Aside Your Criticism and Learn to Love it

This article discusses the Supreme Court's highly-anticipated In re Bilski decision on patentable subject matter. In re Bilski addressed whether, and under what circumstances, business methods are eligible for patent protection…more
| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property

The Biosimilars Pathway: An Invitation to Litigation

This article reviews the litigation provisions of the so-called "biosimilars pathway." The biosimilars pathway is the portion of the health care reform law that governs how "generic" biotech drugs can be brought to market. The…more
| Intellectual Property

Kingsdown 20 Years Later: What It Takes To Prove Inequitable Conduct Is No Clearer

This article analyzes numerous Federal Circuit decisions on inequitable conduct in the last five years. It is a follow on to an article published in 2004 which demonstrated that there are two distinct lines of authority on the…more
| Intellectual Property

Recent Supreme Court Decision Heightens Pleading Standards

Award-winning article analyzes the Supreme Court's decision in Ashcroft v. Iqbal and considers its application to patent litigation…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property
Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
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