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What’s the “Stock” Way to Organize an IPR Petition?
  • Banner & Witcoff Ltd
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

Inter partes reviews (IPRs) have canceled hundreds of patents. IPRs have proved their value to patent challengers. By latest statistics, from March


Supreme Court to review policy of partial institution of inter partes reviews
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

The Supreme Court recently granted certiorari1 and will review Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) practice involving instituting review on fewer


Patentee's claim construction and evidence can be used to show unpatentability
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

On May 11 2017 the Federal Circuit in Rovalma, SA v Bohler-Edelstahl GMBH & Co KG held that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) did not exceed


Patent Trial and Appeal Board Dismisses Second Inter Partes Review of University Patent on Sovereign Immunity Grounds
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

On May 23, 2017, the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board dismissed an inter partes review for the second time based on an assertion of 11th


Inter Partes Reexamination May Proceed Even If The Requester Has a Change-of-Heart
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

In In re AT&T Intellectual Property II, LP, No. 16-1830 (Fed. Cir. May 10, 2017), the Federal Circuit held that the Board did not exceed its statutory


Federal Circuit Patent Updates - May 2017
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

Chen, J. The estoppel provision of pre-AIA section 317(b) did not serve as a bar to maintain an inter partes reexamination where district court


Can’t Stop Arguing? IPRs are Right for You
  • Banner & Witcoff Ltd
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

We all know the litigator who can't stop arguing. He's the one who doesn't let you speak in a session with a court. She's the one who moves to file a


At the PTAB in IPR, Is There a New Dawn, a New Day, on Secondary Considerations? Some, But Not All, Should be Feeling Good
  • Banner & Witcoff Ltd
  • USA
  • May 2 2017

A recent IP Law360 article on important Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decisions in early 2017 reported on World Bottling Cap LLP v. Crown


Nidec Motor Corporation v. Zhongshan Broad Ocean Motor, No. 2016-1900 (Fed. Cir. Mar. 24, 2017)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2017

Under Kennametal, a prior art reference with a missing limitation is not sufficient to establish anticipation simply because a skilled artisan would


Obviousness and the Patent Office’s Burden to Explain
  • Dilworth IP
  • USA
  • April 27 2017

After her strange trip down the rabbit hole, we might all be willing to cut Alice some slack for being confused in her response to the Caterpillar’s