• Patent Owner! Your Burdens in IPR - Broadest Reasonable Construction, Preponderance of Evidence, Severely Limited Amendment - But Burden to Prove You Deserve Your Patent? Yes
  • August 9, 2016 | Author: Charles W. Shifley
  • Law Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. - Chicago Office
  • Seventy-one percent of patent claims for which inter partes review are instituted are canceled. You knew that. You knew your patent was subject to IPR cancelation by broadest reasonable construction. You knew your patent was subject to cancelation by preponderance of the evidence. You knew your patent was subject to cancelation with severely limited chance to amend the claims. But did you know your patent was subject to cancelation with you forced to carry the burden to prove you deserved your patent, even though no one told you? Well, it was, and you were.