Tafas Fights Bid To Nix Ruling On USPTO Rules

Law360, New York (October 20, 2009, 5:53 PM EDT) -- Inventor Triantafyllos Tafas has objected to a bid by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and GlaxoSmithKline PLC to vacate a lower court decision barring the agency from imposing a controversial rules package on patent applicants as part of their motion to dismiss the appeals court dispute.

Tafas, whose case was consolidated with Glaxo’s action challenging the USPTO rules, filed a response to the joint dismissal bid on Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, agreeing with the other parties that the...
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