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Arbitration and the PTAB

In earlier articles and in my book, Arbitrating Patent Disputes, I began to look at the interplay between post-grant proceedings at the Patent Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and arbitration.  The initial question was, “why not just settle patent disputes at the PTAB?”  PTAB review can provide a relatively quick and inexpensive way … Continue reading Arbitration and the PTAB

Arbitration, the PTAB, and the Supreme Court: A Quick Update

Time now for an update.  In an earlier article, we explored whether the recent Supreme Court decision in United States v. Arthrex, Inc. affected whether or not parties should forego arbitration of patent disputes in favor or going to the Patent Office in an inter partes proceeding put in place by the American Invents Act.  … Continue reading Arbitration, the PTAB, and the Supreme Court: A Quick Update

Arbitrating the Patent Case Part IX: Statutory provisions

In earlier articles in this series we looked at patent disputes most suitable for arbitration, choice of arbitrator, arbitration clauses to use and avoid, the prehearing conference, discovery, and prehearing matters such as claim construction and summary judgment.  Before we continue on, let’s stop to explore the statutes that specifically provide for arbitration of patent … Continue reading Arbitrating the Patent Case Part IX: Statutory provisions