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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

PTAB divided over practice of issue joinder

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

Yesterday, the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) issued a rare expanded panel Order in Target Corp. v. Destination Maternity Corp., (IPR2014-00508

PTAB formally appoints Vice Chief & Board Executive

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2014

Yesterday, the USPTO announced the appointments of Judge Scott Boalick to the position of Vice Chief Administrative Patent Judge and Adam Ramsey to

PTAB to permit new evidence with preliminary responses?

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

As discussed previously, the USPTO has issued a Request for Information (RFI) entitled, Request for Comments on Trial Proceedings Under the America

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

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

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

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

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