PTO Tells High Court Federal Circuit Lacks Right To Consider Inter Partes Review

(September 30, 2016, 9:34 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals lacks jurisdiction to consider whether inter partes review (IPR) was properly instituted for a patent owner’s claim, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) argues to the U.S. Supreme Court in a Sept. 23 brief, citing Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Lee (579 U.S. 136 S.Ct. 890 105 L.Ed. 2d 423 [2016]) (Automated Creel Systems Inc. v. Shaw Industries Group Inc. and Michelle K. Lee, Under Secretary of Commerce For Intellectual Property and Director, No. 16-108,...
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