Law360 (September 21, 2018, 8:25 PM EDT) -- The Patent Trial and Appeal Board's recent changes to its operating procedures have shed light on what has otherwise been an opaque process for selecting judges to oversee cases and should lead to more precedential decisions, experts say.
The PTAB on Thursday announced it had revised its standard operating procedures surrounding precedential and informative decisions, as well as the paneling of judges in America Invents Act reviews and other proceedings at the board.
Here are three takeaways from the revisions.
There Will Be More Transparency
The revamped procedures explain in detail the process by which PTAB judges are assigned to a...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!