No. 2013-1377.

753 F.3d 1258 (2014)

CONSUMER WATCHDOG, (formerly known as The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights), Appellant, v. WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.

June 4, 2014.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Sabrina Y. Hassan , Public Patent Foundation Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, of New York, NY, argued for appellant. With her on the Brief was Daniel B. Ravicher .

Kara F. Stoll , Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, of Washington, DC, argued for appellee. With her on the brief were William B. Raich and Sarah E. Craven .

Mark R. Freeman , Attorney, Appellate Staff, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, of Washington, DC, argued for amicus curiae. With him on the brief were Stuart F. Delery , Assistant Attorney General and Scott R. McIntosh , Attorney. Of counsel on the brief were Nathan K. Kelley , Solicitor, and Scott C. Weidenfeller , Senior Counsel for Patent Law and Litigation, United States Patent and Trademark Office, of Alexandria, Virginia.

Before PROST, Chief Judge, RADER, and HUGHES, Circuit Judges.

RADER, Circuit Judge.

Consumer Watchdog appeals from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's decision affirming the patentability of claims 1-4 of U.S. Patent No. 7,029,913 ('913 patent). Because Consumer Watchdog has not established an injury in fact sufficient to confer Article III standing, however, this court dismisses the appeal.


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