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PTAB Preliminary Response Evidence Remains Unpopular
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

Back on May 1st, the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) began to accept new testimonial evidence with patentee preliminary responses. The PTAB


Rehearing Pendency in AIA Trial Proceedings
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • March 20 2017

A Petition for Rehearing pursued after an ID is often deemed to have the longest odds of success given the 314(d) bar to appealing such decisions (now


PTAB Joinder: Being Your Brother's Keeper
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • March 6 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


Is In re Packard the Correct Standard for AIA Trials?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

Back in 2014, the Federal Circuit determined the standard for a USPTO indefiniteness analysis in In re Packard (here). This standard was more


Article III Standing Found for PTAB Appeal Where Threat of Suit
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • February 10 2017

Last month, the Federal Circuit made clear that Article III standing is necessary for petitioners to appeal from adverse decisions in AIA trial


TC Heartland Looms Large Over Patent Litigation
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • February 9 2017

As most are well aware, the patent venue statute, 28 U.S.C. 1400(b), provides that patent infringement actions “may be brought in the judicial


Oblon Files Brief with Supreme Court Outlining Venue Abuses of Patent Trolls
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • February 8 2017

In TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC., the high court is considering whether the Federal Circuit went too far in liberalizing the


PhigenixWiFi a Double Bind for Future PTAB Privity Disputes?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 25 2017

Two weeks back, the Federal Circuit made clear that Article III standing is necessary for petitioners to appeal from adverse decisions in AIA trial


PTAB Redundant Ground Practice Complicating Estoppel
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 12 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


Chevron Deference for AIA Trial Matters Trumped?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

As pointed out in yesterday's Top 5 PTAB Trial Developments of 2016, the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) is the constitution of Article I courts