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They tried to make me go to PTAB…

Michael Loney, New York


Should you ever say no, no, no when deciding whether to try invalidating a rival’s patent at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board? Michael Loney looks at the considerations involved, including the falling institution rate and uncertain chances of being granted a stay

Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings celebrated their second birthday on September 16. The more than 2,000 petitions filed with the Board by the end of this September is far higher than was envisaged during discussions over the America...


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