Yesterday, in Veritas Technologies LLC v. Veeam Software Corp.,__ F.3d __, 2016 WL 4525278 (Fed. Cir. 2016)(Taranto, J.), an Inter Partes Review proceeding where the Patent Office had denied entry of a proposed claim amendment, the panel reverseddenial of entry of the proposed claims and remanded the case to the Patent Office for further proceedings.

Patentability of the Claimed Combination:  The Patent Office had required for consideration of the amended claims that the patentee establish that each element of a claimed combination is patentable, whereas the patentee only sought to establish that a combination of elements is patentable.

An excerpt from the opinion is included with the pdf version of this note.