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March 12, 2019

PTAB Designates Lectrosonics Order as Precedential

Recently, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) designated its order issued in Lectrosonics, Inc. v. Zaxcom, Inc., Case IPR2018-01129, 01130 (PTAB February 25, 2019) (Paper 15), which provides guidance and information on statutory and regulatory requirements for a motion to amend, as precedential.

February 25, 2019

Fish & Richardson Named Top PTAB Firm of 2018 by Managing Intellectual Property

Fish & Richardson is the #1 law firm at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) for 2018 according to a PTAB survey compiled by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) – retaining its #1 ranking for four years. Fish represented petitioners and patent owners in 207 proceedings, handling 40 more PTAB cases than its closest competitor. Fish is also the #1 most active firm representing petitioners at the PTAB with 140 petitions – twice as many as the next firm on the list.

February 1, 2019

USPTO Publishes 2018 Performance and Accountability Report

The PAR provides information on the USPTO’s programs and the results of the agency’s programmatic and financial performance over the last year, as well as demonstrates to Congress, the administration, and the public the USPTO’s efforts to promote accountability and transparency.

January 23, 2019

Post-Grant Practice Co-Chairs Karl Renner and Dorothy Whelan Quoted in Managing Intellectual Property Article “Reviewing ‘A Tremendous Year of Change’ for the PTAB”

Post-Grant Practice Co-Chairs Karl Renner and Dorothy Whelan were recently quoted extensively in Managing Intellectual Property‘s article “Reviewing ‘A Tremendous Year of Change’ for the PTAB.” In it, the pair discusses the many changes that occurred at the PTAB in 2018, including Supreme Court and Federal Circuit decisions relating to the constitutionality of IPR proceedings, RPI and privity, partial institution decisions, and printed publications.

January 15, 2019

Law360 Names Fish Intellectual Property Practice Group of the Year

Fish has been named a 2018 “Practice Group of the Year” in Intellectual Property by Law360, marking the sixth year that the publication has honored Fish as the best of the best in IP practice.

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