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G. Matthew McCloskey McDermott Will & Emery

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PTAB designates two recent decisions as informative *

USA - October 1 2014
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Board) recently designated as “informative” two decisions earlier released from concluded Inter Partes Review…


PTO decision not to institute IPR is final and not appealable *

USA - October 1 2014
Effectively reiterating a decision from earlier this year, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit granted a patent owner’s motion to…


The first derivation proceeding: possession not enough: need to show prior conception of claim subject matter *

USA - August 8 2014
In denying institution for the first derivation petition considered on the merits, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the Board) found that the…


PTAB threatens sanctions for unauthorized e-mails *

USA - August 8 2014
Addressing a patent owner’s unauthorized e-mail arguing for additional discovery and the petitioner’s likewise unauthorized responsive e-mail, an…


First patents survive inter partes review fully intact *

USA - May 29 2014
In the past several months, decisions have been rendered in the first wave of inter partes reviews filed under the American Invents Act (AIA). The…


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