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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


WiFi One Argued at Federal Circuit
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 4 2017

In today's en banc argument (audio here) the Federal Circuit considered the whether it should overrule Achates Reference Publishing, Inc. v. Apple


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


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 Boardside Chats & more for June of 2015
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

The USPTO's Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) will host its third "Boardside Chat" lunch webinar on Tuesday June 2nd from noon to 1PM. This month's


First hedge fund filing moves to PTAB decision
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 28 2015

Earlier this week, Acorda Therapeutics filed its response to the first of the now notorious hedge fund IPR filingsin (IPR2015-00720). In its response


Anticipating non-analogous art arguments at the PTAB
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

The obviousness of a claimed invention is assessed from the perspective of a hypothetical person of ordinary skill in the art (POSITA). For this


CAFC Explains PTAB Expertise & Its Role In IPR Fact Finding
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • December 14 2016

AIA trial practices of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) are often analogized to that of the district courts. Yet, in practice, there are more


Cuozzo Debate Heads to Oral Argument Today
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

At 1PM today, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear arguments in Cuozzo Speed v. Lee. As previously discussed, in its petition for


USPTO recommends PTAB changes to Congress in AIA report
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • October 2 2015

Two weeks back, the USPTO provided a report to Congress on the implementation of the America Invents Act (AIA) (as required by the legislation). The