Parties, Government Seek Rehearing in Arthrex, PTAB Litigation Blog

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As we have previously discussed on this blog and elsewhere, the Federal Circuit’s decision in Arthrex v. Smith & Nephew has generated significant discussion and controversy in the patent world.  On December 16, both parties and the U.S. government asked the full Federal Circuit to reconsider the panel decision—each advancing distinct arguments in support of their petitions for rehearing and rehearing en banc

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