Patent Owner Argues High Court Should Decide If Patents Are Private Or Public Rights

(July 28, 2016, 1:25 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In its infringement lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP), the owner of a flash memory patent argues in a July 20 brief that the U.S. Supreme Court should decide whether patents are private or public rights and whether juries must determine the validity of granted patents (MCM Portfolio LLC v. Hewlett-Packard Co. and Michelle K. Lee, Director, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, No. 15-1330, U.S. Sup.).

(Petitioner’s reply brief available. Document #78-160801-004B.)

HP filed a petition to institute inter partes reviews (IPR) of claims...
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