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...
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 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...