5 Do's And Don'ts In Post-Grant Proceedings

Law360, New York (September 30, 2013, 12:44 PM EDT) -- Sept. 16, 2013, marked the one-year anniversary for post-grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). The first oral arguments were heard in a covered business method review (CBM) and in an inter partes review (IPR) resulting in one final decision in SAP America Inc. v. Versata Development Group Inc., CBM2012-0001, paper No. 70, June 11, 2013.

The PTAB also publishes representative decisions and orders in which it discusses issues ranging from scheduling orders and motions to amend to...
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