How PTAB claim construction change will affect proceedings
Patent owners may not benefit from the proposed shift to the Phillips claim construction standard at the PTAB if it reduces the chance of a stay and leads to a less nuanced Markman construction
Patent owners have long called for the change proposed by
the USPTO last week for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
(PTAB) to use the Phillips standard for claim construction. But
it is questionable they would benefit much from it.
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