Analysis

What To Watch As High Court Weighs PTAB Partial Decisions

Law360, New York (November 21, 2017, 7:44 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday over the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's process for instituting review of patents, an appeal that has taken a backseat to another patent case on the justices' calendar but could end up having a more far-reaching impact.

Software developer SAS Institute Inc. argues the PTAB should be required in inter partes reviews to address all of the challenged claims in a patent with its final decision. If the Supreme Court agrees, it would end the PTAB's practice of...
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