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2015 PTAB petitioner trends and 2016 predictions


Scott A McKeown discusses three important Patent Trial and Appeal Board cases that addressed the important issue of estoppel, and looks ahead to this year with the Federal Circuit continuing to work through appeals and the Supreme Court set to rule on Cuozzo

With almost 4,500 inter partes review (IPR), covered business method (CBM), and post grant review (PGR) petitions filed as of December 31 2015, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) has proven to be a cost-effective and speedy alternative for challenging patent validity....


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