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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 institution rate dips into 60 range
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 22 2014

Last week, I explained that the institution rate of PTAB trials in Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Covered Business Method (CBM) proceedings had


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


PTAB sanctions patentee for provocative filings
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • December 9 2014

37 C.F.R. 42.12 provides that the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) the power to sanction parties. The Board has been reluctant to officially


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


CAFC endorses use of BRI in AIA trial proceedings
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • February 4 2015

Today, in In Re Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) decided that the broadest reasonable


What to Do With 112 Issues in IPR?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 6 2017

Often times when preparing an Inter Partes Review (IPR) petition, a claim is encountered that may be of an indeterminate scope under 35 U.S.C. 112. As


PTAB To Debut New E-Filing System July 9th
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 5 2016

In the rush to develop an e-filing system in the months ahead of September 16, 2012, the USPTO deployed a serviceable e-filing system for AIA trial


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