Last August, it was reported here that "the nation's dependence on technological innovation has pushed the once-obscure U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit center stage." The article quoted several critics of the court and questioned whether the court serves the purposes for which it was designed. It also noted that the Supreme Court rarely second-guesses the Federal Circuit.
Date of Authorship for this Version
Field, Thomas G. Jr, "High court to rule on whether agency deference should apply to PTO patentability decisions" (1999). Pierce Law Faculty Scholarship Series. 42.