Polaris Cites Deal In Bid To Toss PTAB Ruling Post-Arthrex

By Tiffany Hu (August 24, 2021, 7:49 PM EDT) -- Polaris has urged the Federal Circuit to send a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision invalidating a computer memory patent challenged by Kingston back to the board — rather than to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office director for review — in light of a settlement between the companies.

In June, the U.S. Supreme Court threw out the Federal Circuit's decision affirming the PTAB's invalidation of a Polaris Innovations Ltd. patent under the high court's U.S. v. Arthrex ruling, which held that administrative patent judges were unconstitutionally appointed. The case was then remanded to the appeals court to determine how to...

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