Patent Reexamination Statutes Before Supreme Court

Microsoft v. i4i: Legislative Intent of Patent Reexamination? The briefing in Microsoft v. i4i (Supreme Court 2011), has begun. As discussed at length previously , Microsoft has sought Supreme Court review of the following issue: Whether the court of appeals erred in holding that Microsoft's...

Patents Post-Grant: Ongoing Patent Reexamination Aids Summary Judgment on Invalidity

Court Cites ACP as Supportive of Summary Judgment of Invalidity Generally, when reexamination evidence is used to support contentions of patent claim invalidity, the accused infringers do not simply attempt to equate the grant of a request for reexamination with patent claim invalidity. Instead, the...