Achates Asks High Court To Decide If Judicial Review Is Barred For PTAB Decisions

(January 28, 2016, 4:12 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court should determine whether, under the strong presumption of judicial reviewability of agency action, Congress precluded judicial review of claims that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board has exceeded its statutory authority, Achates Reference Publishing Inc. argues in a petition filed Dec. 29 (Achates Reference Publishing, Inc. v. Apple Inc. and Michelle K. Lee, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director, Patent and Trademark Office, No. 15-842, U.S. Sup.)

(Petition for writ of certiorari available. Document #78-160201-003B.)...
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