Practitioners Preoccupied with Discovery Opportunities
Generally speaking, "discovery" is a litigation process by which information or facts pertinent to a case can be systematically obtained from an opponent or third party prior to trial. Of course, discovery is not permitted in patent...
Decrease in Patent Reexamination Docket Leads
to Faster Orders
Back on September 16, 2012, the America Invents
Act (AIA) replaced the old inter partes patent reexamination system
with a new proceeding, known as Inter Partes Review (IPR). Since petitions for
IPR are not handled by patent examiners...