10.2017Inter Partes Review Proceedings: A Fifth Anniversary Report
IPR@5An In-Depth Look at Factors Affecting Your IPR Strategy
Fifth anniversaries are milestone occasions. Following our prior reports marking the passage of three and four years of inter partes review practice, we proudly offer this year’s report, Inter Partes Review Proceedings: A Fifth Anniversary Report.
06.29.2017Estoppel: Putting a Stop to Repeat OffendersArticlesThe 2011 America Invents Act (AIA) brought post-grant oppositions to the US patent system. These proceedings are referred to as inter partes review (IPR), post-grant review (PGR) and covered business method review (CBM). The desire was to create faster and less expensive alternative pathways for challenging patents using the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) as the forum.
12.06.2016Best Practices for IPR Proceedings and Real Party in InterestArticles
World IP ReviewAs set forth in part 1 of this article, the question of how a real party in interest (RPI) to an inter partes review (IPR) is determined has presented challenges and uncertainties for litigants.
11.08.2016Real Parties in Interest: Proceed with CautionArticles
World IP ReviewSince the adoption of the America Invents Act and the institution of the inter partes review (IPR) proceeding, the question of how a real party in interest to an IPR is defined has presented challenges for petitioners and opportunities for patent owners.
09.2016Inter Partes Review Proceedings: A Fourth Anniversary Report
An In-Depth Look at Factors Affecting Your IPR Strategy
Perkins Coie is marking the fourth anniversary of inter partes review (IPR) with a report focused on the changes and progress of IPR proceedings, particularly since September 2015. As IPR proceedings have become more familiar during the past four years, growing clarity on many issues has resulted from decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court. Click here to read the full report.
09.2015Inter Partes Review Proceedings: A Third Anniversary Report
A Look Into IPR Statistics and Their Impact on IPR StrategyWhen inter partes review (IPR) proceedings became effective in September 2012, few people would have predicted the transformative effect it would have on patents and the litigation landscape. Three years in, IPR has become the preferred procedure for challenging the validity of a patent. Read the full report.
09.15.2015PTAB Kill Rates: How IPRs Are Affecting PatentsArticlesWhile the America Invents Act’s introduction of inter partes review proceedings was intended to strengthen the quality of issued patents, no one could have predicted how quickly IPRs would become a mainstay defensive tactic in U.S. patent litigation.
06.19.2015Change in How PTAB Interprets a Crucial Requirement for Initial Petitions for IPRs and CBMsArticlesThe U.S. Patent Office’s Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) has recently changed the way it interprets a crucial requirement for initial petitions for Inter Partes and Covered Business Method Reviews.
Managing IP U.S. PTAB Forum / Palo Alto, CA
02.23.2016Speaking EngagementsLexMachina Webcast
Momentum’s 3rd IP Counsel Exchange On Post‐Grant Patent Challenges at the PTAB: A Strategic Guide to Effectively Challenging or Defending Patent Validity at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board / San Jose, CA
Momentum’s 2nd IP Counsel Exchange on Post-Grant Patent Challenges: A Strategic Guide to Effectively Challenging or Defending Patent Validity at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board / San Jose, CA