Justification for post-grant procedures continues to mount

Recent decisions have reinforced the advantages of post-grant proceedings

For some time, patent attorneys have known the advantages of challenging patents in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office through post-grant procedures, instead of — or in addition to —litigating the validity of the patent in court. Recent decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Patent Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) have only reinforced the benefits of using post-grant procedures.

Established advantages of post-grant proceedings

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John L. Strand

John Strand focuses his practice on the enforcement and defense of intellectual property rights in patents, trademarks, and domain names. He has assisted clients in...

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