Archive: 30 Sep 2015

USPTO Proposes Substantial Rule Changes for Post-Grant Proceedings

USPTO Proposes Substantial Rule Changes for Post-Grant Proceedings

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has proposed a substantial number of amendments relating to the rules governing AIA post-grant proceedings, including inter partes review, post-grant review, covered business method patent review, and derivation proceedings. The new rules are intended to reduce the workload of the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), which […]