1st AIA Hearing Shows IP Attys Will Have To Stay On Toes

Law360, New York (August 16, 2013, 8:42 PM EDT) -- The detailed, rapid-fire questions that the judges lobbed at the parties during Friday's first-ever hearing in an inter partes review proceeding indicates that practitioners should prepare for such hearings the way they'd prepare for a Federal Circuit argument, attorneys say.

The three-judge panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board that heard Garmin International Inc.'s bid to invalidate a Cuozzo Speed Technologies LLC speed limit indicator patent asked questions that displayed a deep knowledge of all aspects of both side's positions, said Eleanor Yost of Goodwin...
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