Tag:America Invents Act

In Separation of Powers Ruling, Supreme Court Rejects PTAB System for Patent Disputes and Orders PTO Panel Decisions to be Reviewed by Agency Director

The Supreme Court, applying a doctrine that urges strict separation of authority among the federal government’s three branches, invalidated June 21 a statutory scheme that excludes politically-appointed functionaries from intellectual property disputes.

SCOTUS: Wording Change Does Not Amount to Legal Change in Patent Case

The U.S. Supreme Court took less than two months to decide a nuanced patent case about whether the America Invents Act changed existing law...

Granular Statute Language Could Have Broad Implications for Patent Seekers

The U.S. Supreme Court had its plate full of noteworthy cases for last week’s oral arguments. Among the most newsmaking were a potential re-interpretation...