Another Term, Another High-Stakes Patent Case

Law360, New York (October 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Patent disputes are qualifying as certworthy in increasing numbers.

In the past two years alone, the U.S. Supreme Court has granted certiorari in patent cases more times than in the first twelve years following the inception of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit – i.e., the court created by Congress in 1982 to rein in circuit conflicts and bring about doctrinal uniformity in patent law.

The conventional view now is that the Supreme Court is reining in the Federal Circuit.

During the past...
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