The creation of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has significantly changed how U.S. patents are challenged and litigated. Companies are utilizing PTAB proceedings as a more cost-effective alternative to district court litigation. In particular, the automotive industry has seen a rise in patents being challenged at the PTAB. In this podcast, Finnegan partners P. Andrew Riley and Anthony D. Del Monaco discuss the types of automotive cases that are dominating the PTAB right now, as well as future trends.
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