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Proposed PTAB Fee Increases Delayed
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

The USPTO proposed its first ever fee increase under the fee setting authority of the America Invents Act (AIA) in November of 2015. At the time, the


USPTO Shares PTAB Trial Information with Patent Examiners
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 21 2016

Post Grant Outcomes is an Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative (EPQI) designed to develop a process for providing post grant information from sources


New Panel Hearing Option for After Final Patent Practice
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • July 11 2016

While not directly related to Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) practice, today, the USPTO announced the launch of the "Post-Prosecution Pilot


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


CAFC Again Emphasizes Patentee Burden for PTAB Amendment
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

In Prolitec, Inc., v. Scentair Technologies, Inc. the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) confirmed that patentees bear the burden of


BioSimilar Battle Expands at PTAB
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • June 20 2016

As discussed previously, biosimilar applicants can gain significant strategic advantage by availing themselves of Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB


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


PTAB Seeks Patent Attorney Law Clerks
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • June 28 2016

As announced a few weeks back, the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) will be taking on a limited number of law clerks. The posting on USA Jobs


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


Taxing USPTO reexamination resources
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

Back in January of 2011, the Director of the USPTO initiated reexamination of U.S. Patent 6,567,790 (here), which claims a method of minimizing transfer tax liability