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Supreme Court Seeks Biden Administration View on Qualcomm Patent

Feb. 22, 2022, 2:53 PM

The Supreme Court asked the Biden administration for its view of Apple’s petition that argues it should be allowed to appeal a review board’s decision to uphold Qualcomm patents.

  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the nation’s top patent court, had ruled that Apple didn’t have standing to appeal a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision in Qualcomm’s favor because the iPhone maker has a license to tens of thousands of Qualcomm’s patents and invalidating two wouldn’t alter that agreement
    • The Federal Circuit has said that, while anyone can file a PTAB petition at the administrative agency, ...