Patents Post-Grant: Judge Newman again Questions the Constitutionality of “Do Over” Patent Reexamination

AFC Forced to Disturb Earlier Ruling Based on More Liberal Patent Reexamination Standards Patent reexamination is often initiated in parallel with an ongoing infringement litigation. In some cases, an infringer that fails to prove invalidity in the courts can effectively "undo" the effect...

Patents Post-Grant: Patent Reexamination Surge Headed to USPTO

Imminent AIA Changes to Drive Significant Patent Reexamination Filings in the Near Term In one month's time, the USPTO will simultaneously switch over to a new patent reexamination fee structure, and to a new inter partes trial model of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB). These changes...