CAFC Sanctions Patent Atty For Frivolous Appeal; Is USPTO Discipline Next?

by Michael E. Mccabe Jr.
The Federal Circuit on Friday affirmed a district court’s order imposing sanctions against a Colorado patent attorney and his patentee client for vexatious litigation. Doubling down, the Federal Circuit imposed its own sanctions for what it says was a frivolous appeal. See Walker v. Health International Corp., No. 15-1676 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 6, 2017).Read the full article