January 18, 2018
On January 16, Fitch Even partner Thomas F. Lebens copresented a webinar, “How to Strategically Incorporate Ex Parte Appeals into Your Practice," to the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Corporate Practice Committee. The topics discussed included understanding USPTO incentives; factors affecting the decision to appeal; comparison of prosecution options; working with the examiner; patent term adjustment; pre-appeal brief reviews; PTAB affirmance and reversal statistics, including specific grounds for affirmance and reversal; and more.
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IP Alert | USPTO Abused Discretion by Allowing Further Abuse by Ex Parte ReexaminationOctober 22, 2021
On September 29, in In re Vivint, Inc., the Federal Circuit clarified the interplay between petitions for IPR and a subsequent request for ex parte reexamination. Read more