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Patents Post-Grant: Post Grant Buzz – Winter 2012

Winter 2012 - New Rules Early 2012 is shaping up to be an exciting time for patent law, particularly for those focused on post grant patent practice. USPTO -As to the new rule packages necessary to implement the new post grant mechanisms of the America Invents Act (AIA), it is rumored that...

Building a Better Post Grant

From the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office : Guest blog by Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Teresa Stanek Rea Currently, the USPTO has two principal ways of challenging granted patents - inter partes reexamination and ex parte reexamination...

PTAB Closely Scrutinizes Petition Grounds

PTAB Selective on Trial Grounds Having now completed the multi-city tour for the Practicing Law Institute's USPTO Post Grant Patent Trials 2013 (on demand program here ), I am still struck by the degree of doom and gloom expressed by the patent monetization crowd. Throughout the program stops...