The Enablement Requirement: A Limit on Greed
Magsil Corporation v. Hitachi Storage Technologies (Fed. Cir., 2012)
Thus we descended into the fourth chasm,
Gaining still farther on the dolesome shore
Which all the woe of the universe insacks.
–The Inferno, Canto VII, Dante Alighieri
Although patent validity is more frequently challenged on the basis of uncited or ill-considered prior art, Section 112 issues, including the requirement of an enabling disclosure, are underutilized as a basis of attack […]