High Court Urged To Weigh AIA Reviews' Legality

Law360, New York (June 1, 2016, 4:24 PM EDT) -- Eight amicus briefs have been filed urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case brought by the owner of a flash memory patent against Hewlett-Packard Co. so the justices can rule on whether reviews under the America Invents Act are constitutional.

The briefs filed in recent days urge the high court to wade into the dispute so it can settle whether patents can be adjudicated outside of Article III courts because they are “public rights” issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as the...
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