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IP Lawyers Speak to Supreme Court Case Questioning Constitutionality of AIA Patent Review

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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2018 – The U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision this morning in the much anticipated Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene's Energy Group, LLC, a case questioning whether inter partes review, an adversarial process used by the Patent and Trademark Office to analyze the validity of existing patents, violates the Constitution by extinguishing private property rights through a non-Article III forum without a jury.

The Court decided today that the America Invents Act (AIA) patent review program is valid.

Baker Botts Intellectual Property partners Sarah Guske, Michael Hawes, Christa Sanford, Wayne Stacy, and Eliot Williams are available to discuss:
  • Impact on patent prosecution
  • Impact on IPRs
  • Impact on Federal Circuit appeals
  • Impact on District Court litigations

To speak with any of our Intellectual Property lawyers, please contact Brecke Boyd at Brecke.Boyd@bakerbotts.com.

With over 180 IP lawyers and patent professionals, holding over 220 technical degrees, Baker Botts has an incredibly deep bench of practitioners with a wealth of experience in patent litigation, patent prosecution and post-grant proceedings. Baker Botts’ IP practice also authors the PTAB Trials Blog, which provides a unique perspective on news, trends and analysis of PTAB proceedings as they evolve, including IPRs, CBMRs, and post-grant reviews (PGRs), and the wide-ranging impact the proceedings have on the patent litigation landscape.

 

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