Gilstrap, Stark Say Alice, AIA 'Sea Change' Means More Work

Law360, Washington (April 11, 2016, 8:34 PM EDT) -- Two judges with the nation's busiest patent dockets said at a conference Monday that the sweeping changes of the U.S. Supreme Court's Alice ruling and the advent of America Invents Act proceedings have reshaped their workload, resulting in many complex new motions.

Judge Rodney Gilstrap of the Eastern District of Texas and Chief Judge Leonard Stark of the District of Delaware said at Federal Circuit Judicial Conference in Washington that much of their time is now spent on motions seeking to invalidate patents under Alice or stay litigation pending the outcome of AIA proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board....

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