Were patent appeals judges unconstitutionally appointed?

April 28, 2008

 The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office may have a major problem on its hands -- the possibly unconstitutional appointment of nearly two-thirds of its patent appeals judges.  Read more about this case here.

  Translogic Technology, a company whose patent was rejected, is raising this issue in a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court.   A copy of the petition is available for viewing at the Law Library Reference Desk.

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