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CAFC Invites En Banc Review of IPR Appeal Bar
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • November 17 2016

Today, in Click-To-Call Techs. V. Oracle Corp., (here) the Federal Circuit reconsidered its earlier decision (GVR Order) in light of the 35 U.S.C


CAFC Defines Outer Boundaries of CBM Eligibility
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

In its decision, the CAFC focused the definitional scope applied by the PTAB for assessing CBM patent eligibility. In the appealed PTAB decision, the


Early PTAB claim construction the faster, cheaper Markman Order
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • October 2 2013

Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Covered Business Method (CBM) proceedings of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) begin with a Trial Order that


Related Applications & PTAB Trials: Post-Grant Pilot Results
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • November 23 2016

The idea behind the program is that AIA trial proceedings contain prior art and arguments that might be highly relevant to the patentability


Kyle Bass: the inconvenient truth
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

Both Houses of Congress now have bills moving to their respective floors on further patent reform thanks in large part to Kyle Bass. Of course


The PTAB as a hedge fund tool?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 15 2015

Over a year ago, I explained how "PTAB Trolls" were attempting to manipulate the new administrative trial system of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board


USPTO to Adjust Duty of Disclosure to Align With Therasense
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • October 28 2016

In the wake of the Federal Circuit's 2011 decision in Therasense Inc. v. Becton Dickinson and Co., the USPTO quickly moved to revise the Duty of


A Philips construction at the PTAB will halt patent litigation
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • March 6 2015

Since the passage of the America Invents Act (AIA), the debate has raged as to whether or not the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) should apply the


Stays pending USPTO review to increase as a result of speedier AIA options
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • April 29 2013

The primary business distinctions between the USPTO Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings and traditional court based patent invalidity


How much does patent reexamination cost?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 25 2011

The cost of legal services will vary, depending upon the expertise of the attorney, market rates in a given area, and the unique aspects of a given project