Federal Circuit: Don’t Like the BRI Standard? Blame Congress

Posted by Post-Grant Group on Jul 15, 2015

Changing the “broadest reasonable interpretation” standard of claim construction is a job for Congress, not the Federal Circuit, at least according to two opinions released by the Federal Circuit last week in In re: Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC, No. 2014-1301.

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The PTAB Is Not Always Right: Federal Circuit Partially Vacates PTAB Decision

Posted by John Strand on Jun 19, 2015

John Strand

On June 16, the Federal Circuit for the first time vacated a portion of a PTAB decision resulting from an IPR proceeding. The Federal Circuit found that the PTAB gave an “unreasonably broad construction” to different phrases in the claims and remanded. Microsoft Corp. v. Proxyconn, Inc., 2014-1542, -1543 (Fed. Cir. June 16, 2015).   

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