Top 5 Reasons for Non-Compliant IPR Petitions

The First Year of PTAB Patentability Challenges Today marks the one year anniversary of the new patent challenge mechanisms of the America Invents Act (AIA). Over the past few months there have been many noteworthy rulings in the 550+ Inter Partes Review (IPR) proceedings and 50+ Covered Business...

PTAB Redundant Grounds of Unpatentability To Come Back From the Dead?

Simplification of PTAB Trial Grounds May Not Help CAFC Under the old inter partes patent reexamination model, patentees were often faced with 10+ grounds of rejection. The numerosity and overlap in these rejections rendered USPTO processing quite tedious and resource intensive. For at least this reason...