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PTAB Uses § 315(e)(1) Estoppel to Narrow IPR Scope

USA - November 29 2016 In two recent final written decisions (FWDs) rendered in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board)…


For CBMs, the Name of the Game is a Financially Limited Claim

USA - October 26 2016 In two recently denied petitions for Covered Business Method (CBM) review, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) provided further…


Incomplete Preemption Does Not Result in Patent-Eligible Subject Matter

USA - September 28 2016 In a Final Written Decision of a Covered Business Method (CBM) patent review, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) found the challenged…


PTAB Redundancy Doctrine Is Legal but Unhelpful

USA - April 28 2016 Addressing the Patent Trial and Appeals Board's (PTAB's or Board's) reliance on the so-called redundancy doctrine in connection with instituting…


PTAB: On Second Thought, Your IPR Is Instituted

USA - February 25 2016 In what could be a first, the Board granted-in-part a petitioner’s rehearing request, reversing its earlier decision not to institute an inter partes…

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