5 Things We Learned About Inter Partes Review This Year
December 19, 2013, 6:36 PM EST
Law360, New York (December 19, 2013, 6:36 PM EST) -- The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has provided guidance to practitioners throughout 2013, and decided the first inter partes review. In 2014, the board will inevitably decide many more cases within the statutorily mandated one year from the decision initiating trial. Provided below is a list of the top five things learned about IPRs this year.
1. Claim Construction Is Key
In the final decision in Garmin International Inc. v. Cuozzo Speed Technologies LLC, (IPR2012-00001, Paper No. 59) on Nov. 13, 2013, the board construed the...