PTO Argues In Favor Of Broad Interpretation Standard Before High Court

(April 26, 2016, 8:06 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — An attorney for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) told the U.S. Supreme Court on April 25 that the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals did not err in concluding that the PTO can use the broadest reasonable interpretation (BRI) or broadest reasonable construction of disputed patent claims during an inter partes review (IPR) or in deeming decisions to institute IPR nonreviewable (Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Michelle K. Lee, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director, Patent and Trademark...
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