Derivation proceedings, much like its predecessor interference proceedings, apply when there are allegations that an individual, having learned of an invention from another, files a patent application claiming the invention as their own. While not as common as other post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, derivation proceedings offer nuanced differences that are important to understand. In this podcast, Finnegan attorneys Tim McAnulty, Jeff Totten, and Sydney Kestle discuss these nuances.

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