Publications & Presentations
April 7, 2021

Federal circuit finds oral presentations constitute printed publications in post-grant reviews

Author, IAM

On 1 February 2021 the US District Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its precedential opinion in M&K Holdings, Inc v Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd (Appeal 2020-1160 (Fed Cir 2021)). Among the issues raised on appeal was the PTAB’s inter partes review decision that all of the claims of US Patent 9,113,163 (the ‘163 patent) were unpatentable.