U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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Ninth Circuit rules for defendants in False Claims Act suit, holding that ex parte patent prosecution triggers the public disclosure bar

August 25, 2022

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U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Ninth Circuit to hold that the False Claims Act’s public disclosure bar applies to all publicly accessible websites that disseminate information

June 18, 2021

Such websites include the Public Patent Application Information Retrieval (“Public PAIR”) website, which is maintained by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Click here to view the coalition amicus brief. Jeffrey S. Bucholtz and Jeremy M. Bylund of King & Splading LLP and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.

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