Cohesive Technologies, Inc.
In Cohesive Technologies, Inc. v. Waters Corporation, 543 F.3d 1351 (Fed. Cir. 2008), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that an invention may be anticipated, even though it is proven non-obvious. The Court drew a clear separating line between the novelty analysis of 35 U.S.C. section…
New Judicial Opinions
This is a patent infringement case. Cohesive brought three related actions accusing Waters of infringing its two patents relating to high-performance liquid chromatography (“HPLC”). Opinion, p. 1. HPLC is a process for separating, identifying, and measuring compounds contained in a liquid. Pharmaceutical companies often use HPLC in drug testing to…
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