Deposition Practice In Interferences Clarified

Law360 (March 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a recent decision on a motion to exclude evidence, an expanded panel of Administrative Patent Judges of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences addressed what constitutes proper deposition practice under the Cross Examination Guidelines appended to the Trial Section’s Standing Order of January 3, 2003. Pevarello v. Lan, Pat. Interf. No. 105,394 (P.T.O. Bd. Of Pat. Appeals and Interf., Jan. 12, 2007).

The USPTO Guidelines were based on a 1993 district court decision, in Hall v. Clifton Precision....
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