USPTO replaces precedent on motions to amend
By designating as precedential a new decision on motions to amend last week, the USPTO is signalling its plans to roll out a proposed amendment pilot programme
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (PTAB) February 25 Lectrosonics v Zaxcom decision was designated as precedential on March 7. It provides guidance on motions to amend by specifically defining:
contingent motions to amend; the burden of persuasion; the...
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