Inter Partes Patent Challenges Are Constitutional, US Supreme Court Rules
Intellectual Property attorney David Donoghue shared his input with Pink Sheet on the April 24 U.S. Supreme Court decision in SAS Institute v Iancu. The court ruling will affect how the Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) institutes inter partes reviews (IPR).
The SAS decision is "great news for petitioners because they're going to get their review of everything," said Mr. Donoghue, "but it's also great news for patent holders who are going to have an additional validation process for weaker challenges to claims."
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