Next week in Helsinn Healthcare the Federal Circuit will entertain oral argument to determine whether the secret commercialization of a process invention under Metallizing Engineering remains barred under the Leahy Smith America Invents Act of 2011.

The attached paper (Whither Helsinn Healthcare?  Does Metallizing Engineering Survive the New Patent Law?) provides details as to what will happen.

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Regards,
Hal