Scott A. McKeown

Ropes & Gray LLP

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Amendment by Argument at the PTAB?

USA - November 16 2022 Over the years, whether patent reexamination, patent reissue or AIA trial, patent owners have attempted to amend their claims through argument alone…

Its Time for the PTAB to Stop Playing Good Cop

USA - October 4 2022 Back in March, I explained that the Opensky mess needed to be immediately checked by the USPTO. The legitimacy of the PTAB is at stake when when…

The PTO Has a Track-One Filing Problem

USA - September 14 2022 The USPTO has had an accelerated examination program known as “Track-1” since 2011. The program allows patent applicants to advance a patent…

USPTO to Discuss Director Review Process

USA - August 9 2022 Last month, the USPTO) published a Federal Register Notice requesting public input on Director Review, Precedential Opinion Panel review, and internal…

Tillis Bill’s Shot Across the Bow on 101

USA - August 4 2022 Remember the good ole days when every bar meeting had that Alice panel that said the same thing over and over? (i.e., “your guess is as good as mine”)…