Teva Pharmaceuticals v. Sandoz, Inc.: Supreme Court orders “clear error” review for claim construction appeals.

The high court issued its opinion today in Teva Pharmaceuticals v. Sandoz, Inc. holding:  When reviewing a district court’s resolution of subsidiary factual matters made in the course of its construction of a patent claim, the Federal Circuit must apply a “clear error,” not a de novo, standard of review.

A victory for drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.

Full opinion here.

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