Patently-O TidBits

1. AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute.  Feel free to introduce yourself during next month’s meeting in La Quinta.  I will be presenting the best of CAFC 2005 at the patent litigation committee meeting on Thursday afternoon.

2. SmithKline v. Apotex: The Supreme Court has asked the Solicitor General for views on whether to hear this case involving the question of inherent anticipation, whether the inherency must have been recognized by a PHOSITA, and when that recognition must have taken place. Link, Link.