Dow Wants Review Of $455M Weed Control Patent Loss

Law360, New York (April 3, 2017, 7:17 PM EDT) -- Dow AgroSciences LLC asked the full Federal Circuit on Friday to review a decision upholding a $455 million arbitration award to Bayer CropScience NV in a dispute over weed control patents, arguing that the award flouted public policy.

A Federal Circuit panel held in March that judicial review of arbitration awards is "very limited" and that ordinary legal or factual error is not a ground for disturbing a decision. But Dow argued in its petition for en banc rehearing that the panel's approach failed to give the award meaningful review.

Dow maintained that the panel should have addressed whether the arbitration...

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