Trends begin to emerge in USPTO post grant systems
As of February 22, there have been 142 petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and 15 petitions for post grant review of covered business methods (CBM) filed at the USPTO – but how are they being decided? And what effect have they had on litigation? Eileen McDermott investigates
Most early-filed IPR and CBM petitions, which the USPTO
began accepting on September 16 last year, have been instituted
and some have been rejected, but many more have received some
combination of the two rulings, which practitioners say could
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