High Court Refuses To Change PTAB Claim Construction Test

By Ryan Davis (June 20, 2016, 10:25 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board can continue to use a claim construction standard to review patents in America Invents Act reviews that is different from the one used in district court, rejecting arguments that the two standards should be aligned.

The U.S. Supreme Court voted to allow the Patent Trial and Appeal Board to use the so-called broadest reasonable interpretation standard to interpret the claims of patents challenged in the America Invents Act inter partes review system, ruling against Cuozzo Speed Technologies LLC. (Credit: AP) The high court voted to allow the board...

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