Chapter 6. Statutory Bars
- On-Sale Bar
- Developmental Stage of the Claimed Invention
Pfaff v. Wells Electronics
Pfaff Patent No. 4,491,377
Space Systems/Loral, Inc. v. Lockheed Martin, Corp.
Space Systems Patent No. 4,537,375
- What Constitutes an Offer of the Claimed Invention?
Plumtree Software, Inc. v. Datamize LLC.
Datamize Patent No. 6,646,040
Datamize Patent No. 6,658,418
- Public-Use Bar
Comparative Perspective: “Prejudicial Disclosures” in Europe and Japan
- Experimental Use
- Third-Party Activity
Lorenz v. Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Co.
Colgate Patent No. 1,918,603
Evans Cooling Systems, Inc. v. General Motors Corp.
Evans Patent No. 5,255,636
Comparative Perspective: Third-Party Activity in Europe and Japan