Landmark Patent Case Appealed To Supreme Court

Law360, New York (November 18, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- A contentious battle over the Federal Circuit’s right to review claim construction on appeal may be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court, with embattled AWH Corp. seeking clarity on the issue that could reshape patent enforcement.

The question presented to the Court by AWH is whether or not the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit should review de novo all aspects of a district court’s patent claim construction on appeal. Oppenents of de novo reviews say the practice is outside the scope of the...
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