Microsoft ruling clarifies guidance on inter partes reviews

By Macedo, C. R., Comack, B. A., Mandaro, R. S., Hahm, J. S., Shin, K. J.

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit provides guidance on practice before the US Patent Trial and Appeal Board in inter partes review proceedings (IPR) with respect to claim construction and motions to amend. Specifically, the Federal Circuit confirmed (i) that the Board had the discretion to apply …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice