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High Court Hears Oral Arguments in Dispute over Evidence in Patent Appeals

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Federal district courts deciding an adverse patentability ruling by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) should apply a deferential standard of review, an attorney for the U.S. government told the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday ( David J. Kappos v. Gilbert P...

Troutman Sanders LLP: The AIA and the Eastern District of Virginia - An Update

By Dabney Carr Since six months has passed since its enactment, we thought we'd check to see whether the AIA provisions moving venue for civil actions appealing various decisions of the PTO, BPAI and TTAB from the District Court in Washington, D.C. to the Eastern District of Virginia has affected...

Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP: Federal Circuit Grants En Banc Review on Jurisdiction

Yesterday [Aug. 7th], the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ordered en banc hearing in Robert Bosch LLC v. Pylon Manufacturing Corp . The questions presented for review concern 28 U.S.C. § 1292 , one of the paths for interlocutory appeal. Specifically, the court will decide en banc whether...