May 7, 2013

“Nested Functional Language: Intended Use Or Limitation?,”Law360, May 7, 2013

“On Feb. 15, 2013, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit released In re Jasinski, a nonprecedential opinion[1] overturning a Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (“BPAI”) ruling. The BPAI had issued a decision upholding a rejection of a method claim based on an anticipatory reference by reasoning that functional language used in the method claim was not a limitation.” Read full article.