Post-Grant Proceedings: The Year Behind And The Year Ahead
October 1, 2013, 2:10 PM EDT
Law360, New York (October 1, 2013, 2:10 PM EDT) -- Post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board have now been available for more than one year, the anniversary being Sept. 16, 2013. We have assembled a database of all of the covered business method and inter partes reviews filings at the PTAB, and analyzed the information in the database together with the statistics published by the PTAB.
Our analysis, coupled with our experience before the PTAB in a number of these proceedings, has revealed some interesting statistical trends. The following sections hopefully summarize our...