Federal Circuit Reaffirms: No Review Of Patent Board Reconsideration Decisions

(October 21, 2016, 12:51 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nothing in the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Lee (136 S. Ct. 2131 [2016]) alters a 2015 conclusion by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that a determination by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board to discontinue inter partes review (IPR) is not reviewable on appeal under 35 U.S. Code Section 314(d), the Federal Circuit ruled Oct. 20, denying a petition for rehearing (Medtronic Inc. v. Robert Bosch Healthcare Systems Inc., Nos. 15-1977, -1986, -1987, Fed....
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