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Federal Circuit Judges Disagree On Correct Claim Construction Standard For AIA Post-Grant Proceedings, But Decline En Banc Review

On June 8, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit again considered one of the earliest final decisions from the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB” or “Board”) in an inter partes review proceeding under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act of 2011 (“AIA”). In a set of revised opinions from the panel hearing the appeal, and three additional opinions debating the court’s denial of the patent owner’s petition for rehearing en […]