Megan evaluates the prosecution history of U.S. Patent No. 5,352,605, Monsanto’s patent on genetically modified soybeans that was at issue in Bowman v. Monsanto. Monsanto’s counsel for this patent application took a very aggressive prosecution strategy—appealing after the first final office action—and it paid off. In what other situations could such an aggressive appeal strategy make statistical sense?
Segment Type: Patents that launched an empire
Listener Mail: Common objection to using patent data
Join Our Podcast Email List
We’ll send you an email every time there’s a new episode published.