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By Susan G. L. Glovsky, Patrick A. Quinlan
Trade Dress Revival Could Lead to Exclusion Order Under Section 337
By Susan G. L. Glovsky, Lawrence P. Cogswell III, Ph.D.
The Supreme Court in WesternGeco LLC v. Ion Geophysical Corp. held that patent owners can include lost foreign profits in their recovery of lost profits for United States patent infringement in the case before it.
By Mary Murray
Recently, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) in the Myriad case (The Association for Molecular Pathology, et al. v. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Myriad Genetics, Inc. and Lorris Betz, et al., (No. 2010-1406 (Fed. Cir. July 29, 2011)) held that isolated DNA was patentable subject matter, overturning a highly controversial lower court decision ruling that claims directed to isolated DNA were unpatentable.