The Board is Hesitant to Stay Proceedings


In International Securities Exchange, LLC v. Chicago Board Options Exchange, Inc., CBM2013-00049, CBM2013-00050, and CBM2013-00051, Paper 19, (March 28, 2014), the Board declined to stay there covered business method reviews so that they might be synced up with three inter partes reviews.   The Board noted that if the inter partes reviews weren’t instituted, alot of time would be wasted, and if they were instittued, the resulting schedule woudl make it difficult for the Board to render a final written decision within one year of the institution of the covered business method reviews.

Topics:  Inter Partes Review Proceedings

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