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4 Keys To Filing A Follow-On Petition At The PTAB

By Matthew Bultman (April 29, 2019, 8:47 PM EDT) -- While the Patent Trial and Appeal Board has been cracking down on repeated attempts to challenge a patent, opportunities for a second, or third, review are still available for companies with the right arguments and good timing.

Patent owners have long griped about serial challenges at the PTAB, complaining it's not fair to have to defend the validity of a patent over and over again. These concerns have not fallen on deaf ears.

During a recent fireside chat hosted by McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP and the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director Andrei Iancu...

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