High Court Rejects Patent Board Appointments Case

Law360, New York (October 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has taken on a heavy caseload this term, but one matter it has declined to hear is a challenge to the constitutionality of some appointments to the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Translogic Technology Inc.'s appeal was left off of Monday's list of cases that were granted certiorari by the Supreme Court for the upcoming term. Attorneys familiar with the case said that the decision was not surprising given a law passed last month...
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