We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 390

Impact of requests for rehearing on overall IPR pendency

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

As discussed previously, the PTAB is experiencing a filing rate of 150 AIA trial petitions per month (184 last month alone). This includes petitions

Record AIA petitions filed with PTAB in October

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

Post-grant, patent challenge mechanisms of the America Invents Act (AIA) continue to surge in popularity. Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Covered

CAFC again reverses denial of litigation stay pending CBM

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

CAFC Again Finds Abuse of Discretion in Denying Stay Pending PTAB Review Back in July, the CAFC considered an interlocutory appeal from a denial of a

Backflow to add to growing PTAB workload

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2014

As discussed on Tuesday, sometimes the Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) will find it necessary to remand an appeal to the Patent Trial &

Judge Newman again questions the constitutionality of “do over” patent reexamination

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2012

Patent reexamination is often initiated in parallel with an ongoing infringement litigation

Statutory estoppel for IPR petition misses?

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

In a strange twist, an unsuccessful IPR petitioner is currently urging the CAFC to adopt an expansive interpretation of statutory estoppel for Inter

After final pilot program extended by USPTO

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2012

As detailed previously, the USPTO has launched a new, internal pilot program entitled “After Final Consideration Pilot” (AFCP) for patent applications

After final rejection pilot program revamped by USPTO

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2013

Some pre- grant news of note this week. Last Friday the USPTO announced the After Final Consideration Pilot Program 2.0 (Federal Register Notice here

PTAB popularity undermines push for further patent reform

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2014

The last round of patent reform was enacted into law in 2011 as the America Invents Act (AIA). Along with the AIA came new patent challenge

PTAB cracks down on copy cat AIA petitions

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2014

Last Friday, the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) designated seven informational decisions. In each decision, the Office denied institution of an