The article discusses the Federal Circuit’s recent decision in the case of Synopsys, Inc. v. Mentor Graphics Corporation that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board can choose to allow what claims are selected for review, and those that are not selected are not subject for appeal. This spring, the United States Supreme Court is expected to hear a similar case, known as Cuozzo, which could open the door to appeals of PTAB decisions to institute America Invents Act reviews.
According to the article, Shah predicts the “Cuozzo decision will determine the impact of Synopsys.”
Shah is co-chair of post grant proceedings at Brooks Kushman and serves as the firm’s chief diversity officer. Her practice primarily focuses on post-grant challenges and patent opinions. She represents several Fortune 500 clients, providing strategic counseling and guidance on their global IP portfolios.
The full article can be found on the Law360 website here.