Oil States and Patent Takings
49 Pages Posted: 18 May 2019
Date Written: December 17, 2018
This Note discusses the Supreme Court's Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC decision, which upheld the constitutionality under Article III and the Seventh Amendment of the inter partes review (IPR) process. This Note further explores the undecided issue of whether the Takings Clause applies to IPR proceedings and describes a framework for applying regulatory takings analysis to patent rights taken during IPR.
Keywords: Oil States, IPR, inter partes review, patents, takings, regulatory takings, Takings Clause
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