In this issue:

- Terminal Disclaimer Cannot be Used to Circumvent IPR Review Standard

- IPR Spotlight Series: Evaluating Whether to File a Preliminary Patent Owner Response

- Unscathed by Review: Recent IPR Results Temper PTAB's Overall Record

- Announcements And Reminders

- Excerpt from Unscathed by Review: Recent IPR Results Temper PTAB's Overall Record:

The PTAB has been labeled an anti-patent "death squad" because of the high percentage of unpatentability findings in early AIA trials. Through March 2014, all 28 Final Written Decisions decided on the merits held at least one claim of the challenged patent unpatentable. Since then, the PTAB has issued eight decisions finding the patent wholly valid, helping to temper the PTAB's overall record and assuage early fears of patent owners.

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Topics:  Inter Partes Review Proceedings, Patent Infringement, Patent Litigation, Patents, Post-Grant Review

Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

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