Int’l Flavors & Fragrances Inc. v. The United States of America, Case IPR2013-00124 (May 20, 2014) (Paper 12)

Takeaway: In a motion to amend claims in IPR proceedings, a patent owner must adequately demonstrate the patentability of any proposed substitute claim over the prior art in general, and, as such, the patent owner should discuss, as well as present evidence, if appropriate, as to the level of ordinary skill in the art and what was known regarding the features being relied upon to demonstrate patentability of the proposed claims.

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In a motion to amend claims in IPR proceedings, a patent owner must adequately demonstrate the patentability of any proposed substitute claim over the prior art in general, and, as such, the patent owner should discuss, as well as present evidence, if appropriate, as to the level of ordinary skill in the art and what was known regarding the features being relied upon to demonstrate patentability of the proposed claims. Continue reading “Int’l Flavors & Fragrances Inc. v. The United States of America, Case IPR2013-00124 (May 20, 2014) (Paper 12)”