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Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Highlights USPTO Constraints

One week ago, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 18-1638 (Fed. Cir. July 20, 2018)–by all accounts, one of this decade’s most important decisions concerning the America Invents Act … Continue reading

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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2018)

Federal Circuit Rejects Use of Tribal Immunity to Shield Patents in IPR Proceedings By Kevin E. Noonan — The Federal Circuit issued its opinion on Friday in St. Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals, affirming the decision by the Patent … Continue reading

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Federal Circuit Issues Stay in St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Sovereign Immunity Appeal

By Kevin E. Noonan — The Federal Circuit has granted the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe's motion for stay in inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, in St. Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. In … Continue reading

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St. Regis Mohawk Tribe (and Allergan) File Motion to Preclude PTAB Decision on Sovereign Immunity

By Kevin E. Noonan — The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and Allergan filed a joint motion late last week before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), arguing that its Notice of Appeal divested the … Continue reading

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St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and Allergan Appeal Denial of Motion to Dismiss on Sovereign Immunity Grounds

By Kevin E. Noonan — Clearly wishing to maintain the momentum and initiative in its inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and Allergan … Continue reading

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