BREAKING: Supreme Court Says PTAB Time Bar Unappealable, PTAB Litigation Blog

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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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