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More Inter Partes Patent Reviews Filed on the PTAB PRPS

As of 01:00 on September 27, the number of petitions for covered business method (CBM) patent reviews remained at 6, but five more petitions for inter partes reviews (IPRs) were filed, making a total of 17 IPRs.  The total number of pending … Continue reading

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New, More Popular Post-Grant Patent Challenges Drive Patent Generation Strategy

Patent Generation and Enforcement Before the Popularity of Post-Grant Proceedings Patent Owners adopt different approaches for drafting patent applications.  For large companies a patent production line approach is frequently adopted which limits the cost and the commensurate drafting efforts on any particular … Continue reading

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“Past Damages” and Reexamination for Mature Patents

An earlier post discussed the impact of amendments in reexamination, but there are some dynamics we should explore for “mature” patents.  A mature patent is an old patent that is close to expiration.  (For example, a patent that has less … Continue reading

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