Federal Circuit to hear USPTO attorneys' fees issue en banc
Parties have been asked to brief on the issue of whether Section 145’s “[a]ll the expenses of the proceedings” provision authorises an award of the USPTO’s attorneys’ fees, after the Federal Circuit ordered a sua sponte rehearing en banc of Nantkwest v Matal
The Federal Circuit has ordered a sua sponte rehearing en banc of Nantkwest v Matal. The case is appealed from the Eastern District of Virginia.
The appeal court’s June opinion, filed by Judge Prost and joined by Judge Dyk, has...
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