Post-Grant Year in ReviewJanuary 13, 2016
2015 was a busy year for Post-Grant proceedings at the PTO. Fish Principals and Post-Grant Co-Chairs, Karl Renner and Dorothy Whelan, discussed significant developments in IPR practice during the year, including:
- AIA Patent Trials: The New Proposed Rules
- Bass and Bio-Pharma Developments
- Estoppel, Broadest Reasonable Interpretation, and Appeals of Institution Decisions
- NPEs, Strong Patents Act & the Revised Innovation Act
Additional topics discussed were: the implications that these issues may have on your business and patent strategy and the issues to watch for in 2016.