Appeal to Fed Circuit on Patent Reissue

Beyer Law Group (BLG) announced today that it completed its briefings in an appeal filed with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on behalf of National Semiconductor, Inc<span class="s1">. </span>based on the recent USPTO Board of Appeals Mostafazadeh decision ( Ex parte Mostafazadeh, Appeal No. 2009-004238, BPAI 12/14/2009). The outcome of the appeal could impact the right of a patentee to broaden claims in a reissue patent application and affect the validity of patents previously reissued. Read More