PTAB Year in Review
2019 was a year for the record books at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), which saw landmark decisions at the Federal Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court, revisions to practice and procedures, developments in patent eligibility, as well as guidance in retroactively invalidating patents.
Join seasoned Foley attorneys as they discuss the year’s major developments and how they may impact practice before the PTAB going forward.
Specific topics will include:
•2019 Trends and Statistics
•Recalibrating IPR Strategy Post-SAS
•Constitutionality of PTAB Judges
•Motion to Amend Pilot Program (started March 15, 2019) and Interim Decisions on Motion to Amend
•State Sovereign Immunity
•Appeal of Institution Decision
•Retroactively Invalidating Patents
•Patent Eligibility for Life Science Companies – PTAB Trial Practice Guide (Updated July 2019)
•Real Party in Interest (RPI): What’s Next?