The Blog Features Guest Column By Susman Godfrey Partner Arun Subramanian

In a recent guest blog post for, Arun Subramanian described how the Federal Circuit’s decision in Lighting Ballast Control v. Philips impacts the future of patent claim construction and why the issue is ripe for consideration by the United States Supreme Court.

“On the surface, this question of patent procedural law seems innocuous enough, but a glance at the title pages of the numerous amicus briefs (filed by an impressive roster of academic commentators and industry heavyweights) shows otherwise,” Subramanian said in the article. “The question of the appropriate standard of review for claim construction rulings is of immense importance to the patent bar.”

To read the full article, click here.