RPX Data Disputes Bias Allegations
As I explained a few months back, a due process challenge is pending at the CAFC that challenges the PTAB’s fee model. New Vision Gaming v. SG Gaming Inc. The argument, in a nutshell, is that because the fees for AIA trial proceedings include a separate component for the trial, and that collection of this fee makes up about 40% of the PTAB’s yearly budget, that this amounts to “a structural bias unlike any other in the federal executive branch.” (My take on that theory is found in the earlier post).
An amicus filing made in New Vision further alleges that the PTAB demonstrates a bias only in October?
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