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If You Need a Second Bite at the IPR Apple, Take It Quickly

USA - July 26 2017 In a decision denying a second petition for inter partes review (IPR), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) elucidated the factors weighing...


Inter Partes Re-Examination Estoppel Saves Rejected Claims

USA - May 25 2017 Addressing statutory estoppel issues in connection with inter partes re-examination, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ordered the...


Sovereign Immunity Can Shield State University Research Foundations in PTAB Proceedings

USA - February 27 2017 Addressing the application of the sovereign immunity defense under the 11th Amendment in the inter partes review (IPR) context, the Patent Trial and...


PTAB Sanctions Successful IPR Petitioner, Awards Fees to Patent Owner

USA - January 31 2017 Addressing the "real parties in interest" requirement and claim construction issues in an inter partes review (IPR), the Patent Trial and Appeal...


PTAB’s Working Definition for CBM Jurisdiction Deemed Too Broad

USA - January 3 2017 Addressing the standard for initiating a covered business method (CBM) review, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated a Patent Trial...