Count Your Pages (the Board Does)

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In Shaw Industries Group, Inc. v. Automated Creel Systems, Inc., IPR2013-00584, Paper 34 (April 14, 2014), the patent owner filed observations on cross-examination that exceeded the 15 pages permitted by 37 C.F.R. § 42.24(a)(1)(v).  The Board expunged the filing, and gave the patent owner two days to file a substitute, limited to removing material from the original paper and not making any substantive changes or additions.

Topics:  Patent Ownership, Patents, USPTO

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

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