Lessons From The 1st Inter Partes Review Ruling

Law360, New York (December 5, 2013, 2:40 PM EST) -- In Garmin v. Cuozzo, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued its first final decision after trial in an inter partes review (IPR). The decision provides important lessons for patent enforcement cases.

The Holding

On Nov. 13, 2013, in its first final decision under the IPR process provided for by the America Invents Act, the PTAB held, in Garmin v. Cuozzo, that three of the 20 claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,778,074 ('074 patent) are unpatentable because they are...
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