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Archived updates for Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Electronic "First Impressions" on KSR Via Michigan Law Review

In the "First Impressions" online companion to the paper-only Michigan Law Review, Michigan Law Professor Rebecca Eisenberg, George Washington Law Professor John F. Duffy, George Washington Law Adjunct Professor Hal Wegner, Eli Lilly Senior Vice-President Robert A. Armitage, and former USPTO Deputy Commissioner Stephen G. Kunin offer their commentary on the KSR decision in

"The Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit:Visitation and Custody of Patent Law" by Rebecca S. Eisenberg

"KSR v. Teleflex: Predictable Reform of Patent Substance and Procedure in the Judiciary" by John F. Duffy

"Making Sense of KSR and Other Recent Patent Cases" by Harold C. Wegner

"Now That the Courts Have Beaten Congress to the Punch" by Robert A. Armitage, and

"KSR's Effect on Patent Law" by Stephen G. Kunin & Andrew K. Beverina

First Impressions provides "op-ed length articles by academics and practitioners in order to fill the gap between the blogosphere and the traditional law review article. This extension of these printed pages aims to provide a forum for quicker dissemination of the legal community's first impressions of recent changes in the law."

The next issue of First Impressions will consider Pay-to-Stay Programs in Correctional Facilities. Get the RSS feed here, and send the the Executive Editors of First Impressions ( your comments and topic suggestions for future issues.
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