CAFC Shuts Down PTAB Pending St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Appeal

Stay To Force PTAB Outside of Statutory Time Limit? Today, the Federal Circuit issued a stay of further Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings pending the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s sovereign immunity appeal. The appeal challenges the Board’s determination that the Tribe is not immune from its proceedings as a sovereign entity. As a…