Tag Archives: agency adjudication

Exploring the Constitutional Tensions in Agency Adjudication after Lucia and Oil States

by Chris Walker — Monday, Nov. 26, 2018@chris_j_walker

As part of a terrific Iowa Law Review Administering Patent Law Symposium, I have spent some time thinking about the constitutional tensions in agency adjudication after the Supreme Court’s decisions last Term in Lucia and Oil States. I’ve just posted a draft of that essay to SSRN. One thing that somewhat surprised me in working through […]

Situating PTAB Adjudication Within the New World of Agency Adjudication

by Chris Walker — Friday, Mar. 23, 2018@chris_j_walker

Over at Patently-O, Melissa Wasserman and I have the following guest post on our new article: In 2011, Congress created a series of novel proceedings for private parties to challenge issued patents before the newly formed Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). While the PTAB proceedings are immensely popular, they have also been controversial. A series of […]