High Court May Not Hear Any IP Cases This Term

Law360, New York (October 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week to reject a number of appeals in patent disputes was not entirely unexpected, but it could mean that for the first time in several years the high court's spring term will be lacking intellectual property cases.

The court announced on Monday that it had denied certiorari to several IP cases, including Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s appeal against Rambus Inc., Translogic Technology Inc.'s challenge to some appointments to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences,...
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