PTAB Quickly Becomes Busiest Patent Court in U.S.

AIA Alternatives to Patent Litigation Prove Wildly Popular It’s hard to believe that it has only been 10 months since September 16, 2012. On that date, the new patent challenge proceedings of the America Invents Act (AIA) first became available. Since that day 400+ petions for trial (IPR and...

PTAB Speed Changes Court’s Mind on Motion to Stay Calculus

Court Cites Improved Speed of PTAB as Eliminating Potential Prejudice The primary business distinctions between the USPTO Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings and traditional court based patent invalidity proceedings are the vast improvements in cost, predictability, effectiveness, and...

PTAB Announces Public Roundtables

Roundtables Kick Off in Alexandria on 4/15 In the weeks ahead, the USPTO’s Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) will present roundtable programs across the country to share information and collect feedback on the new patentability trials of the America Invents Act (AIA). The first stop will...