Lessons From PTAB Decisions On Real Parties-In-Interest

Law360, New York (January 28, 2014, 12:13 PM EST) -- ​The America Invents Act created three new post-grant proceedings to challenge the validity of patents: inter partes review, post-grant review and covered business method review. For each of these proceedings, identification of every real party-in-interest is important because these proceedings impose various requirements and prohibitions on each real party-in-interest and their privies. (For a complete understanding of how real parties in interest are defined and identified, refer to our previous Law360 article, "How To ID Real Parties-In-Interest In Inter Partes Review.")

Requirements and Prohibitions

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