Patent Cases To Watch In 2021

By Ryan Davis (January 3, 2021, 12:02 PM EST) -- A constitutional challenge to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and a call for the U.S. Supreme Court to clarify patent eligibility after a bitter Federal Circuit split are among the high-profile patent cases on the docket this year. Here's a look at those and others to watch.

U.S. v. Arthrex Inc.

No case looms larger on the 2021 patent landscape than the U.S. Supreme Court's review of a Federal Circuit ruling that Patent Trial and Appeal Board judges are unconstitutionally appointed, which has the potential to shake up patent law.

"Arthrex is the 800-pound gorilla in the Supreme Court because...

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