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PTAB requests feedback to optimize AIA post-grant patent challenges

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 26 2014

As promised, even a bit early, the USPTO will issue a Request for Information in tomorrow’s Federal Register. The Notice, entitled, Request for

USPTO issues preliminary 101 guidelines after CLS Bank

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

Although a few minutes late for today’s PatentsPostGrant.com webinar on the topic, the USPTO has now issued Preliminary Examination Instructions on

Will CLS Bank impact CBM filings?

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

This time last year, I considered whether a negative outcome in CLS Bank v. Alice Corp might serve as a catalyst for 101 challenges at the USPTO’s

Nautilus decision to drive PGR and CBM filings

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2014

Yesterday, the Supreme Court decided that the Federal Circuit’s “insolubly ambiguous” framework for analyzing indefiniteness was, well. indefinite

Inexperienced attorneys tax PTAB resources

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 11 2014

Growth in PTAB Post-Grant Filings May Require Changes to Workflow This time last year, the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) had about 250 Inter

75 success rate for IPR driven stays

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2014

Prior to the passage of the America Invents Act (AIA) many district courts were less than impressed with the lengthy pendencies of patent

2014 update on PTAB trial statistics

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2014

Last week, the USPTO issued the official talliesprogress statistics for Inter Partes Review (IPR), Post Grant Review (PGR) and the Covered Business

IPR joinder limits impact of WARF decision

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2014

Article III Standing a Rare Concern at PTAB Last week, the Court of Appeals of the Federal Circuit (CAFC) determined that public interest groups

USPTO patent reissue laches theory tested at CAFC

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2011

Last week, an important question relating to broadening patent reissue practice was argued before the CAFC. (In re Staats

USPTO increases examiner credits to address RCE backlog

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2013

Some notable pre-grant news this week. A Request for Continued Examination (RCE) is largely a procedural creature of pre-grant, patent application