Doctrine of Equivalents: Tips for Plaintiffs, Defendants, and Patent Prosecutors

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Doctrine of Equivalents: Tips for Plaintiffs, Defendants, and Patent Prosecutors

Date & Time
June 18, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Event

Intellectual Property Owners Association

Intellectual Property Practice Group Co-Leader Sailesh Patel will share insights into the doctrine of equivalents. This panel will review and analyze decisions that highlight prosecution pitfalls, identify DOE limitations, and explore difficulties plaintiffs can face when making a case for the DOE. Other topics include:

  • Trying to find vitality in the DOE, such as by successfully applying the "function/result/way" or the "insubstantial difference" test
  • The danger to successful plaintiffs from the "ensnarement" doctrine, which has seen increased application and can play out as a trial within a trial

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