The Patent Trial and Appeal Board Flexes Its Muscles

, Corporate Counsel

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A major shift is taking place in the world of patents, and nowhere is this more evident than at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board, the body that hears patent challenges.

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  • alm

    While the article is correct in stating that the PTAB is "five for five," only one Final Written Decision for Inter Partes Review has issued: GARMIN INTERNATIONAL, INC. and GARMIN USA, INC. v. CUOZZO SPEED TECHNOLOGIES LLC, and four Final Written Decisions for Covered Business Methods have issued: Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. v. Progressive Casualty Insurance Co. CBM2012-00002, 00004; CRS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. FRONTLINE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. CBM2012-00005; and SAP AMERICA, INC. v. VERSATA DEVELOPMENT GROUP, INC. CBM2012-00001.

  • alm

    While the article is correct in stating that the PTAB is "five for five," only one Final Written Decision for Inter Partes Review has issued: GARMIN INTERNATIONAL, INC. and GARMIN USA, INC. v. CUOZZO SPEED TECHNOLOGIES LLC, and four Final Written Decisions for Covered Business Methods have issued: Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. v. Progressive Casualty Insurance Co. CBM2012-00002, 00004; CRS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. FRONTLINE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. CBM2012-00005; and SAP AMERICA, INC. v. VERSATA DEVELOPMENT GROUP, INC. CBM2012-00001.

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