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Anticipating non-analogous art arguments at the PTAB

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2014

The obviousness of a claimed invention is assessed from the perspective of a hypothetical person of ordinary skill in the art (POSITA). For this

Leveraging PTAB claim analysis in the district court

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

Inter Partes Review (IPR), Post-Grant Review (PGR) and Covered Business Method (CBM) proceedings of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) begi

Public comment period for AIA trial proceedings extended to 1016

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 15 2014

In an email announcement today, the USPTO extended the comment period for Request for Comments on Trial Proceedings Under the America Invents Act

Why motions to amend at the PTAB are of such great interest

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

Prior to passage of the America Invents Act (AIA), patent reexamination was the only option available for patent challengers at the USPTO. But

PTAB receives first PGR petition

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

Last week, the first petition for Post-Grant Review was filed with the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) (PGR2014-00008). The petition targets U.S

The PTAB cannot adopt a Phillips claim analysis for AIA trial proceedings

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2014

Back in June, the USPTO issued a Request For Information (RFI) in the Federal Register. The Notice, entitled, Request for Comments on Trial

Post-grant buzz - Fall 2014

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2014

With the summer vacation months behind us, the USPTO approaches the close of their fiscal year on September 30th. The end of the fiscal year is

CAFC again reverses USPTO on BRI claim interpretation

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2012

It is well established that the USPTO applies a broadest reasonable claim interpretation to patent applications and patents subject to post issuance proceedings

Early PTAB claim construction the faster, cheaper Markman Order

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2013

Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Covered Business Method (CBM) proceedings of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) begin with a Trial Order that

PTAB institution rate dips into 60 range

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

Last week, I explained that the institution rate of PTAB trials in Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Covered Business Method (CBM) proceedings had