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Use Petitions to Reverse Determination of No SNQ in Inter Partes Reexaminations

You see a competitor’s patent and believe it is invalid.  You perform a prior art search and find prior art that you think would render at least some of the patent claims unpatentable.  So after thinking about it some more, you decide to … Continue reading

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Patent Owner Reexamination Requests with Parallel Litigation

You have worked hard and obtained a patent for your company.  You do your homework and believe that your competitor is infringing your patent.  You ultimately engage the help of a litigation team and sue the competitor for patent infringement.  But … Continue reading

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