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Sufficiency of disclosure (enablement, written desc) for genus claims?

In the US case, I would also like to add that reverse doctrine of equivalents (DOE) may apply as implicit claim scope limitation. Reverse DOE essentially says literally infringing structure may not ...
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Sufficiency of disclosure (enablement, written desc) for genus claims?

Are such broad claims invalid when an unenabled/non-writtenly-described embodiment is identified? Yes. The written description requirements in the US and EPO require that the invention must be ...
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USPTO part re-submission

Here is an excerpt from USPTO example. The cross-outs didn't come over in my cut and paste so do look at the link. Amendments to the Specification: Please replace paragraph [0021] with the ...
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Do consistently disparaged embodiments lack claim support?

Do disparaged embodiments lack claim support? Probably. I will preface this by saying that, much to my frustration, I could not find a case on all-fours with what you are proposing. It could well a ...
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