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IN RE HUBBELL , No. 11-1547 (Fed. Cir. 2013)Annotate this Case
This opinion or order relates to an opinion or order originally issued on March 7, 2013.
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ______________________ March 25, 2013 ERRATA ______________________ Appeal No. 2011-1547 IN RE JEFFREY HUBBELL, JASON SCHENSE, ANDREAS ZISCH, AND HEIKE HALL Decided: March 7, 2013 Precedential Opinion ______________________ Please insert the following in the dissenting opinion footnote at page 4, line 18, after (4th ed. 1979) : The panel majority s footnote 4 criticizes this citation to an earlier version of the MPEP that defined inventive entity ; however, this has always been the definition of inventive entity, extensively embodied in judicial opinions, e.g., Leviton Mfg. Co., Inc. v. Universal Sec. Instruments, Inc., 606 F.3d 1353, 1358 (Fed. Cir. 2010), and as used in the current MPEP §804 (8th ed. 2012). I also remark on the panel majority s ruling that inventive entity in double patenting law depends on the relative contribution of the joint inventors. Maj. Op. at 13. That theory is devoid of foundation. 1 Please re-number footnote 1 on page 7, line 28, as footnote 2.