Formal Director Review May Trigger A Shift In PTAB Reversals

By Joseph Edell (May 23, 2022, 4:48 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently announced that it intends to formalize its interim director review process. Since June 2021, that process has allowed the USPTO director to review the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's final written decisions in inter partes reviews, post-grant reviews, and covered business method patent reviews.[1]...

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