Federal Circuit Reverses Invalidation Of Collating Unit Patent

(August 16, 2016, 12:47 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Kansas federal judge erred in deeming a patent covering a collating unit used during prescription dispensing invalid for lack of written description, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals concluded Aug. 15 (ScriptProLLC and ScriptPro USA Inc. v. Innovation Associates Inc., No. 15-1565, Fed. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 14919).

(Decision available. Document #16-160906-004Z.)

According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Kimberly Moore, Richard G. Taranto and Todd M. Hughes, “because the specification” of U.S. patent No. 6,910,601 “does not limit...
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