Karl Renner Quoted in Managing Intellectual Property Article, Ruschke Leaves “Big Shoes to Fill” for Next PTAB Chief Judge
Karl Renner, principal at Fish & Richardson, states: “David’s successor is going to have big shoes to fill. He did a great job of focusing on the fairness and order of the proceedings, which at the end of the day is one of the most important jobs as a chief.”
The Federal Circuit’s decision in Applications in Internet Time LLC v. RPX Corporation creates new hurdles for companies that ask the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to institute an inter partes or post-grant review. The decision expansively interprets the term “real party in interest,” which appears in multiple statutes that restrict review.
En Banc Federal Circuit: Patentee’s Service of Complaint, Followed by Voluntary Dismissal, Triggers IPR Clock
The en banc Federal Circuit held in Click-to-Call Technologies, LP v. Ingenio, Inc., that a patentee’s initial service of a complaint triggers the one-year period for filing of an IPR petition—even if the complaint was voluntarily dismissed without prejudice to refiling.
Fish & Richardson is pleased to announce that we have been ranked as the most active firm for petitioners at the PTAB for the first half of 2018 by Managing Intellectual Property.