About the Author

Thomas Rohback

Thomas Rohback

Thomas Rohback is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer, and a partner at Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP. During one year, he tried three federal court jury cases in a three-month period and obtained a directed verdict in each case.

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  • IP: “Form” over substance

    Form 18 in the Appendix to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure should not be viewed as a special patent exemption from the pleading requirements of Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly and Ashcroft v. Iqbal, particularly when plaintiffs make multiple complex method-of-use claims against multiple defendants.

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