Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Claim Construction Chart: Merck Vs. Gilead Patent Spats

I primarily offer this item in case any of you wonder, from time to time, as to why patent lawyers are almost uniformly so highly compensated.

Just try and parse this (a 26 page PDF). It is proof of the formidable skill-set required to practice, at the intersection of patent law and organic chemistry.

And yes this means the patent battle is trudging forward -- ever so slowly, but forward, in both federal courts: Delaware and the Northern District of California.

Background here.

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