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4 Ideas For How The PTAB Could Provide More Guidance

Law360 (February 2, 2018, 8:05 PM EST) -- Attorneys practicing at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board often lament that the board has created limited binding precedent about key issues. Here, attorneys offer ways the PTAB could improve its guidance, from streamlining the process for making decisions precedential to having top board officials review important cases.

The PTAB has received around 8,000 petitions for America Invents Act reviews and issued thousands of decisions instituting reviews, determining patentability and ruling on other issues. However, it has only designated 11 decisions in AIA proceedings precedential, making...
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