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Board Limits Multiple IPR Challenges in Samsung Electronics v. Rembrandt Wireless Technologies

June 22, 2015 Rembrandt Wireless Technologies sued Samsung and Research in Motion for infringement of  U.S. Patent 8,457,228 in June 2013.  The ‘228 patent relates to data communications, and in particular to a data communication system in which a plurality of modems … Continue reading

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Litigation Defendants Cannot Rely on Joinder to Avoid Timing Requirements of Inter Partes Reviews

In my last post, we explored the interplay of the one-year bar under 35 U.S.C. § 315(b) and joinder in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings.  That case involved a Petitioner who could not have filed an IPR petition prior to the … Continue reading

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PTAB IPR Petition Joinder Practice Gains Momentum

Suppose a patent owner files suit and the defendant wants to file an AIA post-grant proceeding to challenge the validity of the patent.  Suppose further that the post-grant challenge is an inter partes review (IPR) filed by the defendant within … Continue reading

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