Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Will the Supreme Court Kill IPRs?

This week, the Supreme Court granted Oil States Energy Service, LLC’s Petition for Cert, challenging the constitutionality of the IPRs.  The primary question presented in Oil States’ petition was whether the IPR “violates the Constitution by extinguishing private property rights through a non-Article III forum without a jury.”  If the Supreme Court were to find IPRs … Continue Reading

The Supreme Court Will Review the Board’s Partial Institution Practice

On May 22, the U.S. Supreme Court granted SAS Institute’s Petition for Cert seeking review of the Board’s practice of instituting review of some challenged claims but not others.  In the Federal Circuit’s decision on appeal, Judge Newman offered her dissent, opining that “partial review cannot be inferred from the statute or accommodated to its … Continue Reading
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