Supreme Court Won’t Take Up Dispute Over Patent Board Ruling
(November 2, 2015, 1:05 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) that deemed a patent invalid as obvious will stand, thanks to a denial by the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 2 of a petition for certiorari by the patent assignee (Luv N’Care Ltd. v. Munchkin Inc., No. 15-242, U.S. Sup.).
In so holding, the Supreme Court leaves unanswered the following question raised by petitioner Luv N’Care Ltd.:
“Did the Federal Circuit err by rejecting the law of at least the First, Second, Fourth,...