A Look Back At The Top AIA-Related Decisions Of 2016

Law360, New York (January 6, 2017, 3:45 PM EST) -- There have been some notable appellate rulings in the past year concerning America Invents Act proceedings as courts weighed in on issues ranging from claim construction standards to the procedural rights of parties who challenge or defend patents in the popular review system. 

Here’s a look at some of the top AIA-related decisions from 2016.

Cuozzo Speed Technologies LLC v. Lee

In this June ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court gave its blessing to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's claim construction standard for reviewing patents in AIA inter partes reviews, rejecting arguments from patent owners that the rule results in too...

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