The Independence of the Patent Office and the Courts (New York Law Journal)

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In the recent decision In re Trans Texas Holding Corp., the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) provided a useful reminder that the Patent and Trademark Office ("PTO") is an independent government body that is not of secondary importance to the courts, and any client that finds itself engaged in a patent dispute or potential patent dispute would be remiss if it did not keep in mind the powerful, but often under-used reexamination procedures that the PTO offers to the public to challenge the validity of patents.

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