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How One Patent Failed the Definiteness Requirement

How One Patent Failed the Definiteness Requirement

Patent drafters sometimes turn to “means-plus-function” language to claim an invention based on its function rather than its underlying structure. This article covers a recent ruling showing that such language, in and of itself, may not satisfy intellectual property law’s definiteness requirement.

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Recently Issued Patents – May 12, 2015

Recently Issued Patents – May 12, 2015

Patterson Intellectual Property Law is pleased to announce the following recently issued patents obtained for our clients, including U.S. Patent No. 9,027,163 entitled “Face Mask for Helmet” issued May 12, 2015 to Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. of St. Louis, Missouri

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The Patterson Difference

At Patterson Intellectual Property Law we understand the value of ingenuity. We’ve committed ourselves to being the intellectual property leader when it comes to technical expertise and breadth of knowledge.

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About The Firm

As a mid-sized firm able to handle large cases, Patterson Intellectual Property Law gives extensive attention to your needs and the uniqueness of each intellectual property case. We take a unique, intellectual approach that your IP protection requires.

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Our Skills

Our shareholders and associates have all earned technical degrees and have experience in technical fields prior to their legal education. Patterson Intellectual Property Law has the unique combination of experience and value-added performance to give unique attention to unique ideas.

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