How To ID Real Parties-In-Interest In Inter Partes Review

Law360, New York (December 4, 2013, 1:19 PM EST) -- This is the fourth article in WilmerHale’s series of inter partes review-focused analyses. Previous articles include “What We've Learned From PTAB Decisions On Institution,” “How PTAB Applies 'Interests Of Justice' Discovery Standard,” and “The Intersection Of District Court And Inter Partes Review.”

Identifying Real Parties-in-Interest

Under the America Invents Act, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board will not institute an inter partes review (IPR) unless the petition includes an identification of “each real party-in-interest” for the petition.[1] This requirement is important because final written decisions in...
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