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New PTAB rules effective 519
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

Today's Federal Register Notice provides the long awaited "quick-fix" rule changes. The rules codify the changes announced on Director Lee's March


Trends changes & evolving PTAB practice
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • April 28 2015

Over the last month patent owners have continued to fare much better than they did during the first two years of AIA proceedings. Patent owners


PTAB adjusts Standard Operating Procedures (SOP1)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

As discussed on Monday, recent informative decisions explain the PTAB process for designating expanded panels for AIA trials. To apply the expressed


Patent reissue breadth anchored to previous Markman construction
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 13 2015

Yesterday, in ArcelorMittal France v. AK Steel Corp.(CAFC 2015), the CAFC considered the impact of a reissue of U.S. Patent 6,296,805 on a previous


PTAB considers "could have been raised" estoppel
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

Today, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) added the recent Decision on Institution rendered in Dell, Inc. v. Electronics and Telecomms. Res


Senate Patent Act on fast track?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

Senate Bill Jumps to Forefront of Patent Reform Debate Introduced just last week, the Patent Act of 2015 (S.1137) will be considered by the full


PTAB Boardside Chat & more for April
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • April 6 2015

The USPTO's Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) will host a "Boardside Chat" lunch webinar tomorrow, April 7th. This month's chat will focus on "Do's


Prosecution history before the PTAB.your mileage may vary
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • February 18 2014

Whether in a new patent application or in an issued patent being subject to a post grant review proceeding, the USPTO utilizes a Broadest Reasonable


Patent Act of 2015 offers bipartisan compromise on reform
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

Today, key drafters of the America Invents Act introduced their own bipartisan patent reform bill in the Senate. (Senators, Grassley (R - Iowa


Why hedge fund PTAB filings will fail
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • April 10 2015

I first discussed the potential abuse of PTAB post-grant Patent Trial proceedings back in 2013. Since that time, attempts by profiteers to leverage