The PTAB has released a Frequently Asked Questions and Answers document. The Questions and Answers are grouped into the following categories:
- Effect of SAS on AIA proceedings generally
- Effect of SAS on on-going partially-instituted proceedings
- Effect of SAS on instituted challenges previously denied for statutory reasons
- Effect of SAS on future challenges that could be denied for statutory reasons
- Content of institution decisions post-SAS
- For additional questions about SAS
The PTAB has also indicated the FAQs will be updated periodically and encourages stakeholders to continue submitting questions.