Mealey's IP/Tech - Federal Circuit: Patent Board Erroneously Rejected Claims

Mealey's IP/Tech - Federal Circuit: Patent Board Erroneously Rejected Claims

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Patent Trial and Appeal Board erred in concluding that the initiator of an inter partes reexamination proceeding waived certain arguments relating to alternative theories of unpatentability, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Feb. 10 (Tempo Lighting Inc. v. Tivoli LLC, No. 13-1140, Fed. Cir.).

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