BPAI Considers Whether a Purchased Publication is Publicly Available
In preparing a request for reexamination, often times, user manuals and other proprietary documents are uncovered. As discussed back in March, the degree of public accessibility ...
How do Appellants Fare on Appeal in Patent Reexamination?
Every quarter of the fiscal year, the USPTO releases a statistical analysis of the number patent reexamination filings and concluded proceedings . In addition to this helpful information on...
Inter Partes Patent Reexamination Petition Practice May Back Fire on Unwary Patentees
In inter partes patent
reexamination, a participating third party must submit their written
comment to a patentee response within 30 days. Since the 30 day deadline...
Recently Filed Reexaminations Sway California Court to Halt Proceeding
TiVo's patent battles have been making
headlines for quite some time now. Last week, the battle with EchoStar
finally concluded with a $500 million dollar payout . During...
SNQ Review Options Vary Significantly Between Ex Parte & Inter Partes Patent Reexamination
As discussed back in March relative to inter partes reexamination, the
proper mechanism for seeking review of a denied Substantial New
Question Of Patentability...
Retroactive Correction of Patent Claims
Back in March, I discussed the degree of change that can be secured from the USPTO via a Certificate of Correction (COC) . As
a reminder, one of the more limited methods to address errors in an
Stay of California Litigation Extended to Await USPTO Clarification
Typically, once a case is stayed pending
patent reexamination, periodic status updates are provided to the judge.
Depending upon the progress of the patent reexamination proceedings...