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Karin Pagnanelli Mentioned in Law360 for SweeGen Client Win 

May 24, 2022

Karin Pagnanelli was mentioned in the article, "Stevia Patent Claims Fall After SweeGen Challenge," published by Law360 on May 24, 2022. 

From the article...

"A California federal judge has agreed that claims in a pair of PureCircle USA Inc. stevia sweetener patents weren't valid, agreeing with SweeGen Inc.'s argument that the claims lacked a valid written description.

In the Monday order, U.S. District Judge James V. Selna granted SweeGen summary judgment on its defense that claims in the two patents-in-suit — U.S. Patent Nos. 10,485,257 and 9,243,273 — were invalid on the grounds that they didn't have enough written description. Patents' written descriptions must convey with reasonable certainty to skilled artisans that the inventors were in possession of a claimed invention...

SweeGen is represented by J.C. Rozendaal, Dennies Varughese, Deirdre M. Wells and Michael Joffre of Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC, and Karin Pagnanelli of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP."

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