Medtronic Patent Exec Named PTAB Chief Judge

Law360, New York (May 11, 2016, 12:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office revealed Wednesday that Medtronic patent executive David Ruschke has been named the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's chief judge, taking over a position that had been filled on an acting basis for close to a year.

The USPTO has announced that Medtronic patent executive David Ruschke will take over the position of chief judge for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. (Credit: Getty) Ruschke will leave his position as chief patent counsel for Medtronic’s Coronary and Structural Heart business unit,...
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