In this video, Robert Greene Sterne, a founding director of intellectual property law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., describes the perfect patent office litigator to handle the new contested proceedings under the America Invents Act. In order to successfully argue a case before the new Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB), an attorney should have previous experience in areas including reexaminations, interferences, and District Court litigation. Of note, the PTAB has different rules and regulations that can pose See more +
In this video, Robert Greene Sterne, a founding director of intellectual property law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., describes the perfect patent office litigator to handle the new contested proceedings under the America Invents Act. In order to successfully argue a case before the new Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB), an attorney should have previous experience in areas including reexaminations, interferences, and District Court litigation. Of note, the PTAB has different rules and regulations that can pose significant challenges to attorneys unaccustomed to prior and new patent office contested proceedings. See less -

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Topics:  America Invents Act, Covered Business Method Proceedings, Ex Partes Reexamination, Inter Partes Reexamination, Inter Partes Review Proceedings, Interference Proceeding, Patent Reform, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Patents, Pro Hac Vice, Registration

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