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Federal Circuit Partly Reverses Invalidation Of Hair Loss Patent

(March 20, 2017, 12:24 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A North Carolina federal judge’s determination that all claims of a hair growth patent are invalid was reversed March 17 by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Allergan Inc. v. Sandoz Inc., et al., Nos. 16-1085, -1160, Fed. Cir.; 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 4733).

(Decision available.  Document #16-170403-001Z.)

In the same ruling, however, the panel of Circuit Judges Jimmie V. Reyna, Evan J. Wallach and Raymond T. Chen affirmed a holding that patent owner Allergan Inc. is collaterally estopped from asserting U.S....
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