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CAFC emphasizes limitation on patent reissue claim scope

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

As provided by 35 U.S.C. 251, Patent Reissue is a mechanism by which a patent owner may correct an error in an issued patent. A proper reissue

New representative order on PTAB amendment practice

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 24 2014

Since the passage of the America Invents Act (AIA) the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) has successfully fulfilled its charge as a speedy, cost

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

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

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

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 &

CAFC denies PTO rehearing on new rejection discretion

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

Back in June, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) decided Q. I. Press Controls, B.V.,v. QuadTech, Inc. (here) The appeal stemmed

PTAB "target practice"

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

Back in September, the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) issued a rare expanded panel Order in Target Corp. v. Destination Maternity Corp

Renewed patent reform chatter, why?

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

As we approach the witching hour of mid-term elections, Congress begins to turn back to the business of law making. With so few legislative

Deadline for PTAB feedback October 16th

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

The extended deadline for responding to the June 27, 2014 Federal Register Notice entitled: Request for Comments on Trial Proceedings Under the