There are three available types of post-issuance challenges to the validity of a patent: (1) Inter Partes review; (2) Transitional Program for Covered Business Method Patents; and (3) Post-Grant Review. Another option not included in this table is a derivation proceeding, which challenges the ownership of a patent.

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Topics:  Covered Business Method Patents, Inter Partes Review Proceedings, Patent Infringement, Patent Litigation, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Patents, Post-Grant Review

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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