Ninth Circuit questions its place in patent ping-pong

Ben Remaly

19 August 2019

Ninth Circuit questions its place in patent ping-pong

Richard H Chambers U.S. Court of Appeals Building, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Pasadena (Credit: Coolcaesar [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)])

Two federal appellate judges have suggested that before they rule on a Walker Process case, it would be better to wait to see if the Supreme Court will decide which court has jurisdiction over claims that fraudulently acquiring a patent violates antitrust law.