Appeals Court Flubbed Patent Law With Ruling, Company Claims (1)

Sept. 4, 2019, 3:56 PMUpdated: Sept. 4, 2019, 6:13 PM

The Federal Circuit misinterpreted the law when it agreed that patent owners and other parties can appeal a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decision to review a patent based on timing, a print and digital marketing company told the U.S. Supreme Court.

Thryv Inc., formerly known as Dex Media Inc., is challenging a ruling allowing Click-to-Call Technologies LP to appeal the agency’s decision to hold a patent validity proceeding, known as an inter partes review. The high court in June agreed to hear Thryv’s challenge to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruling.

The high court’s ruling ...

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