Exploring Interplay Between PTAB And Claims Court: Part 2

By Matthew Rizzolo and Ryan Brunner (February 6, 2018, 12:31 PM EST) -- Much attention in the intellectual property world lately has been focused on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, which has become a valuable tool for defendants in patent infringement litigation. Indeed, the U.S. Supreme Court is currently considering the question of whether this Article I tribunal is constitutionally equipped to decide the validity of issued patents.[1]

But the PTAB is not the only Article I tribunal in the Washington, D.C., area that often decides patent issues. The oft-overlooked U.S. Court of Federal Claims, which sits in the same building as the Federal Circuit in Washington, has exclusive jurisdiction over patent suits...

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