Enzo Biochem Inc. v. Gen-Probe Inc.

Case Number: CLB0093

Date: 09.30.2005

Citation: 76 U.S.P.Q.2d 1616 (Fed. Cir. 2005)

A purchase provision of an agreement otherwise related to research and development can constitute a commercial offer to sell a tangible item or good. An invention can be ready for patenting even though the patentee is unaware or unsure whether the limitations of the claims are met.

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