Law360, New York (September 13, 2013, 7:40 PM EDT) -- A new era in patent law began one year ago Monday with the institution of two new America Invents Act programs for challenging the validity of patents. With 12 months to observe how the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is handling inter partes review and the business method patent review program, attorneys share their strategies for writing a petition that will convince the office to launch a review.
Be a Stickler for the Rules
When Congress created the new programs, it mandated that all reviews be...
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