Wrong about Everything: The Application by the District Courts of Rule 9(b) to Inequitable Conduct

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David C. Hricik

Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law

Date Written: August 2, 2003

Abstract

Discusses why Supreme Court precedent and the text of Rule 9(b) forecloses application of Rule 9(b) to inequitable conduct. It discusses existing cases including Leatherman and the distinction between inequitable conduct and Walker Process "fraud."

Keywords: Patents, Inequitable Conduct, FRCP 9(b)

JEL Classification: K

Suggested Citation

Hricik, David C., Wrong about Everything: The Application by the District Courts of Rule 9(b) to Inequitable Conduct (August 2, 2003). Marquette Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 5, p. 895, 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3012543

David C. Hricik (Contact Author)

Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law ( email )

1021 Georgia Ave
Macon, GA 31207-0001
United States

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