Petition of the day
Today’s petition of the day is:
Applera Corp. v. Enzo Biochem, Inc.
Issue(s): Whether the Federal Circuit's standard for finding that a patentâ€™s claims are â€œdefinite,â€ which is met as long as the language of a claim is not â€œinsolubly ambiguousâ€ or is capable of being construed, is consistent with the language of 35 U.S.C. Â§ 112, which provides that the patent must include â€œclaims particularly pointing out and distinctly claiming the subject matter which the applicant regards as his invention.â€
Certiorari stage documents:
- Opinion below (Federal Circuit)
- Petition for certiorari
- Brief in opposition
- Petitioners' reply
- Amicus brief of Yahoo!
- Amicus brief of Altera Corporation et al.
- Invited: December 13, 2010
- Filed: May 17, 2011 (Deny)
Recommended Citation: Conor McEvily, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Oct. 25, 2010, 4:46 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2010/10/petition-of-the-day-31/