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Patent Trial and Appeal Board 101 – A Primer

Originally presented Wednesday April 20, 2022

(90 minutes – 1.5 PA CLE Pending)

Location: Online

Time: On Demand

Instructors:  Erin M. Dunston; Philip L. Hirschhorn; Stephen E. Murray

Session Overview

  • Overview of inter partes reviews (“IPRs”) and post-grant reviews (“PGRs”)
  • Eligibility and timing
  • Burdens of proof
  • Fees and word limits
  • Overall timeline
  • Real party in interest
  • Experts
  • Statistics on institution and outcomes
  • Discretionary denials
  • Motions to amend and the pilot program
  • Interplay with district court litigation
  • Appeal outcomes

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