On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that 35 U.S.C. § 314(d)’s statement that the “determination by the Director whether to institute an inter partes review under this section shall be final and nonappealable” means that PTAB decisions regarding the timeliness of IPR pettitions under § 315(b) cannot be reviewed by the Federal Circuit.

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Matt Johnson is one of the Firm's primary contacts on practice before the PTAB. Matt consults on nearly every one of Jones Day's nearly 400 PTAB cases to date. He currently serves as co-chair of Jones Day's PTAB practice.