Ex-Edwards Wildman Atty One Of 7 New PTAB Judges

Law360, New York (September 23, 2013, 6:33 PM EDT) -- Seven new administrative law judges started at the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Monday, including a former Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP partner based in New York, who headed up the firm's post-grant trial practice group.

The new additions join numerous judges brought on in recent months to handle an influx of cases stemming from new America Invents Act programs. Edwards Wildman partner Brian Murphy is one of 90 new administrative patent judges the USPTO has hired since the AIA was passed in 2011....
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