- Appellate Practice
- Intellectual Property
- International Arbitration
|University ||Wabash College, A.B., English/Philosophy, 1987|
|Law School||Indiana University, J.D., 1990|
|Admitted||1993, Virginia; 1994, District of Columbia|
Order of the Coif. Law Clerk to Judge Pratt, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1991-1992.
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Federal Circuit Addresses Jurisdiction to Review Stay Orders in Covered Business Method Reviews
Gregory A. Castanias,Calvin P. Griffith,Tharan Gregory Lanier,Sasha Mayergoyz, April 24, 2015
In Intellectual Ventures II LLC v. JPMorgan Chase & Co., a 2¿1 decision issued on April 1, 2015, the Federal Circuit held that it lacked jurisdiction to hear an appeal from a denial of a motion to stay a district court action pending the institution of covered business method reviews...
Appellate Review of Patent Trial and Appeal Board Decisions
Gregory A. Castanias,David B. Cochran,Matthew W. Johnson,Jennifer L. Swize,Jeffrey M. White, April 10, 2015
Given the statutory mandate that post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (“USPTO”) newly instituted Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) conclude within one year of institution of the patent’s review, appeals from PTAB...
Supreme Court Alters Appellate Review of Patent Claim Construction
Gregory A. Castanias,Calvin P. Griffith,Tharan Gregory Lanier,Sasha Mayergoyz, February 27, 2015
This morning, in Teva Pharms. USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc., a divided Supreme Court held that while most district court rulings on claim construction will continue to be subject to de novo review, "underlying factual dispute[s]" relating to claim construction should be reviewed for clear...
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