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Topics covered in this month's patent prosecution presentation include recent case law from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) dealing with reissue applications and dependent claims. A brief overview of the arguments being presented in the Microsoft v. i4i case is also reviewed. Oral arguments in this case were recently heard by the United States Supreme Court. Case law developments dealing with written description for mechanical cases is also addressed. Finally, an overview on the breakdown of patent applications filed in Europe in 2010 is presented.