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November 24, 2009

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GSK's reliance-based argument is a point well taken. Nonetheless, the fact that corporations have voluntarily invested billions of dollars based on certain legal assumptions should not necessarily be the most compelling argument when addressing the issue of a specific statutory interpretation in patent litigation. From the above summary, GSK's brief sounds more like a (self-interested) policy argument than like a valid legal assertion.
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