Federal Circuit Upholds Results Of Patent Board Inter Partes Review
(March 3, 2016, 1:30 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 1 refused to review a decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board to institute inter partes review (IPR) on only a subset of the grounds presented in a petition (Harmonic Inc. v. Avid Technology Inc., No. 15-1072, Fed. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 3727).
(Decision available. Document #16-160307-026Z.)
“Under the title ‘No appeal,’ 35 U.S.C. § 314(d) prescribes that a ‘determination by the Director whether to institute an inter partes review under this...