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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


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


USPTO Issues 101 Guidance Update after Bascom
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • November 2 2016

Today, the USPTO issued a memorandum entitled "Recent Subject Matter Eligibility Decisions." (here). The memo provides a discussion of two recent CAFC


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


PTAB Issues FInal Rule Package
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • April 1 2016

The USPTO has issued new final rules today to make targeted modifications for AIA trial practice before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB


PTAB to Adjust Attorney Client Privilege Rule
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • October 17 2016

Tomorrow's Federal Register will include a NPRM to amend the Rules of Practice before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). The proposed rule


CAFC Shuts Down Another Attempted Side-Step to 314(d) Bar
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • February 11 2016

The Supreme Court will soon consider the propriety of the "appeal bar" of 35 U.S.C. 314(d) in Cuozzo. This appeal bar of the America Invents Act


PTAB accepts first contested claim amendment, now what?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 7 2015

Since the passage of the America Invents Act (AIA) the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) has successfully fulfilled its charge as a speedy, cost


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


USPTO issues Final Rules on pre-grant information submissions by third parties
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 18 2012

Yesterday the USPTO issued the Final Rules for implementing the new pre-issuance submission component of the America Invents Act, entitled: Changes To Implement the Preissuance Submissions by Third Parties Provision of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act