Exploring Interplay Between PTAB And Claims Court: Part 1
By Matthew Rizzolo and Ryan BrunnerFebruary 5, 2018, 11:46 AM EST
Law360, New York (February 5, 2018, 11:46 AM EST) -- Much attention in the intellectual property world lately has been focused on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, which has become a valuable tool for defendants in patent infringement litigation. Indeed, the U.S. Supreme Court is currently considering the question of whether this Article I tribunal is constitutionally equipped to decide the validity of issued patents.
But the PTAB is not the only Article I tribunal in the Washington, D.C., area that often decides patent issues. The oft-overlooked U.S. Court of Federal Claims, which sits in...