Patent Office Litigation Update: IPR/Supplemental Examination Interplay

Supplemental examination is a new proceeding that a patent owner can bring at U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that is used to address issues involving patentability of claims of issued patents. Robert Greene Sterne, a founding director at the intellectual property law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., explains the interplay between supplemental examination proceedings that can be filed by the patent owner involving its own patent and an inter partes review that can be filed by a challenger against the same patent at See more +
Supplemental examination is a new proceeding that a patent owner can bring at U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that is used to address issues involving patentability of claims of issued patents. Robert Greene Sterne, a founding director at the intellectual property law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., explains the interplay between supplemental examination proceedings that can be filed by the patent owner involving its own patent and an inter partes review that can be filed by a challenger against the same patent at the new Patent Trial & Appeal Board. See less -

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Topics:  Inter Partes Review Proceedings, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Patents, Supplemental Examination, USPTO

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