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CAFC Fails to Enhance District Court Review

In the 1990’s, Peter Andrulis and Murray Drulak discovered that thalidomide,* combined with an alkylating agent such as melphalan, could be effective in treating certain types of cancer.  US Patent 6,140,346 subsequently issued, including the following claim which the eponymous Andrulis Pharmaceuticals asserted against thalidomide manufacturer Celgene. Earlier this week, the CAFC brought an end to that … Continue reading

Raymond P Niro, 1942-2016

I know I am very, very late in mentioning the passing of one of the truly remarkable legends in the patent field, but I did also want to join my colleagues in remembering and commemorating the life of Ray Niro. I only met him a few times, but his magnetic personality left an indelible impression … Continue reading