Banner & Witcoff recognized by Law360 for role in AIPLA amicus brief over finding that federal government qualifies as a “person”

Banner & Witcoff attorney Blair A. Silver was recognized by Law360 for his role in drafting the American Intellectual Property Law Association amicus brief that urges the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling finding the federal government qualifies as a “person” who can challenge patents in America Invents Act reviews.

The AIPLA said in its brief that there is a long-standing presumption that “person” does not include sovereign entities, like the federal government.

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Posted: December 19, 2018