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USPTO Says Fed Circ. Ruling Misapplies Aqua Decision

Law360 (February 13, 2018, 9:45 PM EST) -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has asked the Federal Circuit to reconsider the court's recent application of a landmark en banc ruling that shifted the burden of proof for amending patents during America Invents Act reviews, suggesting that the panel's latest decision misinterpreted that order.  

In a motion for rehearing filed earlier this month, the USPTO suggested that a Federal Circuit panel in December incorrectly interpreted the en banc appellate court’s 2017 Aqua Products Inc. decision, which discarded USPTO rules that put the burden on...
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Case Information

Case Title

Bosch Automotive Service v. Iancu

Case Number



Appellate - Federal Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

August 18, 2015

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Government Agencies


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