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PTAB – A Year In Review of 2018 & A Look Ahead To 2019

2018 was a significant year at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), which included a pair of Supreme Court decisions, a landmark en banc ruling from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit impacting judicial review of real party in interest, and revised standard operating procedure and updates to the trial practice guide … Continue reading this entry

PTAB Releases Frequently Asked Questions about the implications of SAS on AIA trial proceedings

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 … Continue reading this entry

SAS Institute: One Month In

We are now a little over a month since the Supreme Court issued its decision in SAS Institute v. Iancu, where the Court held that “[w]hen the Patent Office institutes an inter partes review, it must decide the patentability of all of the claims the petitioner has challenged.”  As previously reported, the PTAB issued  Guidance … Continue reading this entry