The petition of the day is:

Pronova BioPharma Norge AS v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
13-1251

Issue: Whether the statutory bar for “public use” of an invention under 35 U.S.C. § 102(b) (2006) (pre-America Invents Act) (current version at 35 U.S.C. § 102(a)(1)(2012)) broadly bars a patent when an innovator company allows any public access to its invention even if the invention is not actually used in public for its intended purpose.

Posted in Pronova BioPharma Norge AS v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Maureen Johnston, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Aug. 6, 2014, 10:10 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2014/08/petition-of-the-day-655/