Bloomberg Law
Feb. 22, 2022, 2:53 PM

Supreme Court Seeks Biden Administration View on Qualcomm Patent

Susan Decker
Susan Decker
Bloomberg News

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, ...