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5 Things To Watch As High Court Tackles AIA Reviews

Law360, New York (November 22, 2017, 2:10 PM EST) -- The day of reckoning is nigh for America Invents Act reviews as the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday to determine if they are unconstitutional. Here's what attorneys will be watching for as the justices take up a case that could abolish a key tool for invalidating patents.

The AIA's inter partes review system has been used to challenge thousands of patents since it was established in 2012, but it could disappear in an instant if the high court rules that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board has no constitutional authority to find patents invalid.

Such a decision would be...

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