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USPTO Proposes Extensive Changes to AIA Post-Grant Proceedings
Posted on 20 Aug 2015 by Foley & Lardner LLP

by Stephen B. Maebius Yesterday, the USPTO released a 113-page set of proposed changes to AIA post-grant proceedings, including IPR, PGR and CBM proceedings. The USPTO has been attempting to address concerns expressed by the public, having implemented... Read More

PTAB Issues Rule Long Awaited Rules Package
Posted on 20 Aug 2015 by Scott A. McKeown

Expected Changes to Patentee Preliminary Response Among Noteworthy Changes The USPTO has now published its promised Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) Rule Package (advance copy here ). The proposed changes are largely expected given the d iscussion... Read More

PTAB Requests Feedback to Optimize AIA Post-Grant Patent Challenges
Posted on 27 Jun 2014 by Scott A. McKeown

Federal Register Notice to Issue Today As promised , even a bit early, the USPTO will issue a Request for Information in today’s Federal Register. The Notice, entitled, Request for Comments on Trial Proceedings Under the America Invents Act Before... Read More