On April 21, 2014, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a final written decision in the first inter partes review proceeding involving a design patent (IPR2013-00072). In...more
Decision Date: September 24, 2013 -
Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board -
Patents: D527,834 -
Holding: ATAS’s petition to institute inter partes review is DENIED.
ATAS International, Inc....more
Since our last article on the topic of design patent reexaminations (see “All or Nothing Design Patent Reexaminations: On the Rise,” June 8, 2010), design patents are more popular than ever.
Interest in design patents...more