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Constitutional Challenges to PTAB Another Dead End
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

Over the years the constitutionality of USPTO post-grant procedures have been repeatedly challenged. Typically, it is argued that the 7th Amendment's


A Post-Grant Lesson for Patent Prosecutors
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • June 19 2017

Every so often a decision comes out of the USPTO's Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) or the Federal Circuit that has immediate value for patent


House IP Subcommittee Slams "Reprehensible" EDTX
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 14 2017

Judge Gilstrap Singled Out in Congressional Hearing as Defying SCOTUS Yesterday, the House IP Subcommittee on the Courts, Intellectual Property and


500 new claims in patent reexamination backfire on plaintiff
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • October 31 2011

When faced with the assertion of a patent of dubious validity, prospective defendants increasingly resort to patent patent reexamination


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


PTAB Trial Estoppel Demystified in EDTX?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

IPR estoppel is established under 35 U.S.C. 315(e)(2), which provides that “the petitioner in an inter partes review of a claim in a patent


TC HeartLand Fallout: 1000 Fewer EDTX Filings in 2017
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

A study authored by Unified Patents presents the first glimpse at the coming landscape. The text that follows is authored by Unified Patents. Summary


Post grant proofing your patent portfolio
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 14 2014

As Bob Dylan once warned, you better start swimmin’ or you’ll sink like a stone.the times they are a changin.‘ While Bob clearly had some broader


Secondary considerations more effective in unpredictable arts
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • November 2 2015

The submission of objective evidence of non-obviousness is rarely effective in the predictable arts (i.e., mechanicalelectrical). This is because


Patent reexamination speed presents new opportunity
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 12 2015

Improved Speed For Overlooked Post-Grant Patent Options Once upon a time, patent reexamination was the only mechanism to challenge a U.S. patent at