What To Expect After Year Of Change At The PTAB

Law360 (January 1, 2019, 12:03 PM EST) -- The Patent Trial and Appeal Board spent 2018 in the spotlight.

The board and its America Invents Act patent reviews were at the center of a constitutional debate at the U.S. Supreme Court. The PTAB was also the subject of congressional hearings, discussions in the office of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office director and even a $100 million lawsuit.

“It’s almost been unprecedented in terms of the attention that the PTAB has received,” said Jason Stach, head of the PTAB trials practice at Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP.

All that attention led to a good deal of change...

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