Patent Trial & Appeal Board
The primary path to an efficient resolution for an accused infringer is clear: File for inter partes review, stay the litigation, win the IPR canceling all claims, and it’s over. But it's easier said than done.
Litigation defendants are clearly deciding that an IPR still offers the best chance to invalidate a patent. When the final decisions start piling up in the coming weeks and months, we will find out if they are right.