Patents Post-Grant: New USPTO Fee Setting to Drive Filing Behaviors?

USPTO Fee Structure to Discourage Conduct? It is expected that the rules to implement post-grant review (PGR), inter partes review (IPR) and transitional business methods post-grant review (TBMP) proceedings will be printed in the Federal Register this coming Tuesday. Included in the new rules...

Patents Post-Grant: Post Grant Fee Structure a Boon for Patent Trolls?

Modern Patent Troll Business Model Insulated from New Post Grant Challenges Roughly two weeks ago the USPTO published the last of the Post Grant related rule packages established by the America Invents Act (AIA). The rule packages propose hefty filing fees for both Post Grant Review (PGR) and Inter...