How Allergan’s Mohawk tribe patent deal could blow up the IPR system
If successful, Allergan’s eye-catching gambit of seeking to cancel PTAB proceedings by assigning patents to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe would be a blueprint for others to follow. But will the PTAB rule that sovereign immunity applies in this case?
Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) practitioners will have
no need for Restasis if Allergen’s brazen move to
preserve patents for the dry eye treatment is successful.
Instead, they’ll be crying about the end of the
PTAB as we know...
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