Court of Customs and Patent Appeals


Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
The court that previously handled appeals from determinations by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Appeals are now heard by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC).
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Patent Law
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Trademark Law

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
n.
   a federal court established (1929) to hear appeals from decisions by the U.S. Patent Office and from the U.S. Customs Court. It sits in Washington, D. C. and is composed of five judges.
   See also: Customs Court, patent, trademark

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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