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PTAB Institution is Not Akin to Rejection in Patent Examination
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 26 2016

In patent examination, once a prima facie case of obviousness is presented in a rejection by the agency, the burden of production switches to the


USPTO Shares PTAB Trial Information with Patent Examiners
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 21 2016

Post Grant Outcomes is an Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative (EPQI) designed to develop a process for providing post grant information from sources


ALJ Essex Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation As To Buywish In Certain Pumping Bras (337-TA-988)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

On July 14, 2016, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 9 in Certain Pumping Bras (Inv. No. 337-TA-988). By way of background, this investigation is


ALJ Essex Sets 16-Month Target Date In Certain L-Tryptophan (337-TA-1005)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 18 2016

On July 14, 2016, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 4 in Certain L-Tryptophan, L-Tryptophan Products, and Their Methods of Production (Inv. No


ALJ Essex Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation As To Better Enterprise Co. In Certain Overflow And Drain Assemblies For Bathtubs (337-TA-993)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

On July 11, 2016, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 6 in Certain Overflow And Drain Assemblies For Bathtubs and Components Thereof (Inv. No


Proposed PTAB Fee Increases Delayed
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

The USPTO proposed its first ever fee increase under the fee setting authority of the America Invents Act (AIA) in November of 2015. At the time, the


ALJ Pender Sets 16-Month Target Date In Certain Passenger Vehicle Automotive Wheels (337-TA-1006)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

On July 8, 2016, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 4 in Certain Passenger Vehicle Automotive Wheels (Inv. No. 337-TA-1006). By way of background


ALJ Shaw Sets 15-Month Target Date In Certain Personal Transporters (337-TA-1007)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 13 2016

On July 7, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 4 in Certain Personal Transporters, Components Thereof, and Packaging and Manuals Therefor (Inv


ALJ Shaw Sets 15-Month Target Date In Certain Magnetic Data Storage Tapes (337-TA-1012)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 12 2016

On July 5, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 3 in Certain Magnetic Data Storage Tapes and Cartridges Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1012


New Panel Hearing Option for After Final Patent Practice
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 11 2016

While not directly related to Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) practice, today, the USPTO announced the launch of the "Post-Prosecution Pilot