Ensuring a bountiful IP yield from plant sales
Daniel Knauss, Sarah Moore, and Erich Veitenheimer from Cooley discuss the public use and on-sale bars to patent protection and focus on their impact on the protection of commercially valuable plant varieties
Helsinn confirms longstanding law concerning the on-sale bar
Patent rights are lost when an invention is placed in the public domain through commercial sale or public use. These bars to patentability have been a feature of the US patent system...
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