5 Takeaways From The Ban On IPR Indefiniteness Rulings
Law360 (February 12, 2020, 9:37 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit has ruled that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board cannot invalidate patent claims as indefinite in inter partes reviews, foreclosing a creative legal theory and potentially making some patents more difficult to challenge.
Here, Law360 explores five key takeaways from the decision for patent attorneys.
The Limits of IPRs Are More Clearly Defined
The America Invents Act states that inter partes review petitioners can only ask the PTAB to cancel claims as either anticipated or obvious. In a decision last week, the Federal Circuit rejected a novel argument by Samsung that the board actually has the authority to...
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