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Mealey's IP/Tech - Patentee To Supreme Court: Government Isn't A 'Person,' Can't Initiate Review

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A mailing solutions company embroiled in a patent dispute with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) filed a merits reply brief with the U.S. Supreme Court Feb. 8, arguing that the ability of a "person" to initiate covered business method (CBM) review of patents under the Leahy Smith America Invents Act (AIA) does not extend to the federal government (Return Mail Inc. v. U.S. Postal Service, et al., No. 17-1594, U.S. Sup.).
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