Austin Principal Steve Pollinger spoke with Law360 about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to weigh the constitutionality of America Invents Act inter partes reviews (IPRs).  The decision could effectively eliminate IPRs, which have become an extremely popular avenue for challenging the validity of issued patents. "On a whole, because the money spent on IPRs could turn out to be not effective because the process is held to be unconstitutional, I think we could see a moderate decrease in the filing of petitions," Mr. Pollinger explained. 

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