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MBHB Partner Joseph Herndon Quoted in Law360 Article Entitled, “Fed. Circ. Pushes Flexible Approach On 'Printed Publications'"

Joseph A. HerndonAugust 21, 2018

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP partner Joseph Herndon is quoted in an August 21, 2018 Law360.com article entitled, “Fed. Circ. Pushes Flexible Approach On ‘Printed Publications’.” The Federal Circuit has in recent decisions emphasized the need for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board to use a flexible approach when deciding whether materials distributed at conferences and other meetings are publicly available “printed publications” that can be used to challenge patents, increasing the odds that patent owners will have to contend with these types of materials in review. View the article