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Interim Director Matal Expresses High Confidence in Constitutionality of AIA Trials
  • Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2017

Joe Matal, interim director of the Patent Office, addressed the IPO’s 45th Annual Meeting on September 19, 2017, in San Francisco. He said that the


Sovereign Immunity at the PTAB a Temporary Phenomena?
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2017

Sovereign immunity from proceedings of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) has become inextricably linked with the Oil States debate now before


CAFC Finds Harmless Error in USPTO Reliance On Doctrine of Inherency
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2017

In Southwire Co. v. Cerro Wire LLC, the Federal Circuit upheld the USPTO decision rendered in an inter partes reexamination proceeding that found


Federal Circuit Criticizes PTAB Reliance On Routine Testing
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

In Honeywell International, Inc. v. Mexichem Amanco Holdings S.A. DE C.V., the Federal Circuit vacated the decision of the USPTO Patent Trial and


Federal Circuit Criticizes PTAB for Failing to Properly Weigh Objective Evidence of Non-Obviousness
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2017

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals again vacated a Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) panel decision for failing to properly evaluate “objective


No Article III Standing Requirement for Appellees in Appeals From IPR Proceedings
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2017

In a precedential decision issued August 7, 2017, Personal Audio, LLC v. Electronic Frontier Foundation, No. 2016-1123 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 7, 2017), the


USPTO Intervenor Standing in PTAB Appeals
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2017

Some weeks back in Knowles Electronics v. Matal, the Federal Circuit, sua sponte, asked the following of the parties: When the prevailing party in


USPTO Intervenor Standing in PTAB Appeals
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 1 2017

USPTO Explains Intervenor Standing Some weeks back in Knowles Electronics v. Matal, the Federal Circuit, sua sponte, asked the following of the


Statement of Agreement or Disagreement with Attorney Argument Alone Does Not Provide Substantial Evidence To Support PTAB Findings
  • Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

In Google Inc. v. Intellectual Ventures II LLC, Appeal 2016-1543, 2016-1545 (Fed. Cir. July 10, 2017), the Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB’s final


At the PTAB, Riddle Me This: Is the Lack of a Clear Exclusion its Own Clear Exclusion?
  • Banner & Witcoff Ltd
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

July 26, 2017 -- Inter partes reviews (IPRs) at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) may or may not survive a looming constitutional challenge