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Documents by Lawyers at this office
Exclusion of Evidence Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
David B. Cochran,Matthew W. Johnson,Lisamarie LoGiudice, October 16, 2014
Post-issue challenges at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the “Board”) provide an accelerated forum to challenge patentability at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) that are intended to be lower cost than validity challenges in traditional district...
Petition and Motion Practice Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
Glen C. Cheng,David B. Cochran,Matthew W. Johnson,Lynda Q. Nguyen, October 7, 2014
The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act ushered in a new era of administrative trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the "Board") in connection with inter partes review ("IPR"), postgrant review, the transitional program for covered business method patents, and derivation...
Parallel Litigation and Inter Partes Review: Don't Forget About Reissue
David B. Cochran,Joshua R. Nightingale,Joseph M. Sauer,Peter G. Thurlow, August 21, 2014
Inter partes review ("IPR") was introduced by the America Invents Act ("AIA") to provide a trial-like proceeding for challenging the patentability of patent claims based on patents and printed publications. An IPR trial is often conducted in parallel with United States district...
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