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Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a unanimous opinion in Helsinn Healthcare S. A. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., No. 17-1229 (January 22, 2019), holding the sale of an invention to a third party who is contractually obligated to keep the invention confidential may place the invention “on sale” within the meaning of 35 U.S.C. § 102(a).