Apple's Aggressive Stance At PTAB Is Paying Off

By Erin Coe (February 11, 2016, 10:57 PM EST) -- Apple launched the most America Invents Act review petitions at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board last year compared to other petitioners, a strategy that experts say is giving the tech giant greater leverage in patent infringement fights and setting it up to play a starring role in shaping the law underlying the validity disputes.

According to Law360 data, Apple Inc. filed 111 petitions at the PTAB in 2015, more than double the number of petitions by the next frequent filer, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., which brought 44 petitions. Google Inc., LG Electronics Inc. and Toyota Motor Corp. rounded out the...

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