Robert C. Van Arnam
A new season is under way and
some of the rules have changed. For years, defendants have been forced
to play together in unscheduled away games on the Non-Practicing
Entities' ("NPE") home field. That should no longer be the case. The
Early Statistics Show NPEs Seeking Escape Hatch from PTAB
The Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) has the power to terminate an Inter Partes Review (IPR), Post Grant Review (PGR), or Transitional Proceeding for Covered Business Method Patents (CBM) upon request of the parties. This discretionary...
EDTX Judge Davis Announces New, Faster “Track B” for Patent Cases
Last week, Chief Judge Leonard Davis of the Eastern District of Texas (EDTX) issued an Order ( here ) creating a second, Track B for patent cases. Track B as the name implies establishes a different, accelerated track as...