Co. Urges High Court To Make More AIA Decisions Reviewable

Law360, New York (January 11, 2016, 4:40 PM EST) -- The owner of two software activation patents has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review whether the Federal Circuit wrongly determined that it could not weigh whether the Patent Trial and Appeal Board erred by granting Apple's America Invents Act review petition.

Achates Reference Publishing Inc. argued in its Dec. 29 petition for certiorari that under high court precedent an agency’s actions, not just its final decisions, should be reviewable in court if a party disagrees with them.

Citing a similar argument in a petition for...
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