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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…


It Can Happen: PTAB Alters Final Written Decision on Rehearing

USA - December 23 2015 In a rare decision granting a petitioner’s rehearing request, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) reversed its earlier position in a…


Citing a PTO’s Intervenor Brief, the PTAB grants rehearing and clarifies scope of joinder

USA - November 30 2015 In a decision granting a petitioner’s rehearing request and joinder motion, an expanded panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board)…


Preponderance standard applies to ex parte re-examinations

USA - October 30 2015 Addressing the presumption of validity in ex parte re-Examinations, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reiterated that the presumption…

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