Questioning PTAB Due Process In Fed. Circ. Appeals
By Miyoung ShinSeptember 1, 2017, 11:59 AM EDT
Law360, New York (September 1, 2017, 11:59 AM EDT) -- Since 2015, the first year that America Invents Act cases were appealed, a total of 1,078 AIA cases have been appealed to the Federal Circuit. Through Aug. 14 of this year, 259 AIA cases have been appealed to the same court. Out of 1,078 AIA cases, a total of 197 decisions resulted.
Of these 197 decisions, the Federal Circuit’s disposition of appeals from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board decisions can be categorized as follows: 77.7 percent were affirmed on every issue; 3.6 percent were reversed...