4 Things To Know About PGRs After 1st-Ever Final Decisions

Law360, New York (June 15, 2016, 9:54 PM EDT) -- The Patent Trial and Appeal Board's first-ever post-grant review decisions this week put a spotlight on the powerful America Invents Act proceedings, which have been little-used to date. It will take time before PGRs become widespread, but Monday's decisions illustrate the ways they can be used and what litigants need to know about them, attorneys say.

PGRs Give Challengers More Weapons

The PTAB decided Monday that the American Simmental Association, a cattle breeding industry group, had shown that all the claims of two Leachman Cattle of Colorado LLC livestock valuation patents are invalid for claiming only abstract ideas under the U.S....

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