The Dicta Podcast




A debate-focused podcast series that explores every corner of IP. Guests will debate the pros and cons of important cases, legislation, and other noteworthy events.






#002: Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. West-Ward Pharmaceuticals

AIPLA Podcast Network's Kemahl Franklyn is joined by Carol Nielsen and Jenny Lee to discuss the Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. West-Ward Pharmaceuticals case. We discuss whether the claims in the '610 patent recite more than merely a natural relationship [2:45], Chief Judge Prost's dissent [9:41], how the nature of a 101 defense has changed post-Vanda [14:46]. 




#001: Helsinn

Brian R. Stanton, Ph.D. and Brad Pedersen, co-authors of the Bloomberg BNA treatise, Patents After the AIA: Evolving Law and Practice, speak on Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.