Fish & Richardson has secured three significant victories for its client Miami International Holdings (MIH) on its petitions for Covered Business Method (CBM) review at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). The petitions challenged the validity of patents asserted by MIH’s competitors concerning securities trading.
Fish Principals and Post-Grant Practice Group Co-Chairs Karl Renner and Dorothy Whelan recently published an article in Managing Intellectual Property in which they discuss the state of post-grant practice, the evolution of IPR, and upcoming developments in the practice.
On July 15, 2019, the USPTO published its second update to the AIA Trial Practice Guide. The Trial Guide Update addresses a wide variety of topics ranging from the filing of a petition to the re-opening of proceedings following remand from the Federal Circuit.
Josh Griswold, a principal in Fish’s Dallas office, has been named to the 2019 “Best Mentors” list by Texas Lawyer magazine. He will receive his Professional Excellence Award at a special ceremony on Sept. 18, 2019 at the Belo Mansion in Dallas.