We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Law Profs Urge Fed. Circ. To Take On AIA Constitutionality

Law360, New York (March 10, 2017, 1:50 PM EST) -- A group of 13 law professors and several inventors groups have filed amicus briefs urging the Federal Circuit to agree to an en banc hearing to determine if America Invents Act reviews are unconstitutional.

The professors, who teach and write on patent law, property law and constitutional law, argued in a Wednesday brief that a 2015 case known as MCM wrongly ruled that patents are public rights susceptible to review by an executive agency.

"Since the Antebellum era in the early 19th century, the Supreme Court...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.