Analysis

3 Fights The Fed. Circ. Picked With The PTAB In 2018

Law360 (March 28, 2019, 8:56 PM EDT) -- More often than not, the Federal Circuit has agreed with Patent Trial and Appeal Board decisions in America Invents Act reviews. But there were a few issues that seemed to catch the court's attention in 2018.

Last year, the Federal Circuit decided more than 225 appeals involving PTAB decisions, the bulk of which arose from inter partes review and other AIA proceedings. The board was upheld in 75 percent of AIA appeals, an affirmance rate consistent with recent years.

A review of the instances where the Federal Circuit either reversed, vacated or issued a mixed ruling on a PTAB decision reveals...

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