The Bio/Pharma Beat

    View Author May 2020

    In this “stay-at-home” edition, we highlight the patent law developments you should know in biotech, biologics and pharmaceutical cases, legislation and federal agency actions from April 2020, including:

    • The Federal Circuit potentially extends the potential reach chemical compound structural similarity obviousness law
    • The Federal Circuit holds that a section 156 patent term extension based on FDA approval of an active ingredient “does not encompass a metabolite of the active ingredient”
    • The Federal Circuit issues two decisions on Article III standing in appeals from the PTAB Hoping that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy.