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Patent applicant must provide clear evidence to antedate a prior art reference

USA - November 30 2015 Addressing the requirements for antedating a prior art reference (for a pre-AIA patent application), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal…

Prior art enablement looks to applicant’s specification to determine ordinary level of skill

USA - November 30 2015 Addressing the issue of whether an anticipatory prior art reference was enabling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the…

PTO has broad discretion in considering extraordinary situations for Patent Term Adjustment

USA - August 27 2015 Addressing the U.S. Patent Office’s (USPTO) discretion in connection with patent term adjustments, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit…

In an IPR, issue preclusion does not attach until appeal rights are exhausted

USA - July 29 2015 Addressing issue preclusion in the context of an Inter Partes Review (IPR), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) allowed the patent…

Submission of supplemental evidence in an IPR may be submitted after the due date

USA - June 30 2015 Addressing the circumstances for submitting supplemental evidence in an Inter Partes Review (IPR), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board)…