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Data: PTAB filing in Q3 highest since Q2 2017

Michael Loney, New York


2018 is on course to have the lowest petition filing rate since 2013. The third quarter included the impact of SAS on institution decisions, an update to the AIA Trial Practice Guide, the departure of the PTAB chief judge and the creation of a Precedential Opinion Panel

PTAB filing by quarter Q3 2018

Petition filing at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in the third quarter of this year was the highest since the second quarter of 2017. Between July 1 and September 30, 424 petitions were filed, up from 406 in...


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