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A key publication for patent owners, litigators, and IP professionals operating in today’s global economy, Patent Office Litigation is a two-volume set focused on the new contested proceedings under the America Invents Act. This book examines how the proceedings interact with other aspects of patent procurement and enforcement, and delivers practical analysis and advice. To order your copy of Patent Office Litigation today, click here.

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515

Total Number of petitions for Covered Business Method review filed as of May 26, 2017

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6369

Total Number of petitions for Inter Partes Review filed as of May 26, 2017

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Executive Interviews

Commentary and analysis addressing the ever-changing patent reexamination playing field to provide strategic insight and views on the direction of reexamination practice.

Patent Office Litigation: Your complete roadmap to navigating the new patent landscape.

Ushered in by the America Invents Act (AIA), new contested proceedings are the most significant development in patent practice since the creation of the Federal Circuit in 1982. Patent Office Litigation (authored by Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.) conducts an in-depth examination of the effects of AIA, providing a vital and comprehensive roadmap of the new patent world that these contested proceedings create.  Patent Office Litigation is a two-volume set focused on the new contested proceedings under the America Invents Act. This book examines how the proceedings interact with other aspects of patent procurement and enforcement, and delivers practical analysis and advice.

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The Reexamination Center Executive Interview: Dr. Nancy J. Linck

The Reexamination Center interviews Nancy J. Linck, Ph.D., partner at intellectual property law firm Rothwell, Figg, Ernst &Manbeck, P.C., on a variety of post-grant challenge options at the PTO, including inter partes and ex partes reexamination and the new options introduced within the America Invents Act signed into law in September 2011.  Read the full interview here.

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The Reexamination Center Executive Interview: Professor Lisa Dolak

The Reexamination Center interviews current Syracuse University College of Law Professor Lisa Dolak on the topics of inequitable conduct and supplemental examination in light of the recent passage of the America Invents Act.  Read the full interview here.

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The Reexamination Center Executive Interview: Chief Judge Paul R. Michel (part 3 of 3)

CJM-Photo1With patent reform legislation looming on the not too distant horizon, The Reexamination Center interviews former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Paul R. Michel on this topic and other timely issues related to patent reexamination.  Chief Judge Michel was appointed to the Court in 1988 and assumed the duties of Chief Judge in 2004.  Judge Michel judged several thousand appeals and wrote over 800 opinions in the diverse legal areas covered by his circuit (patent, government contracts, international trade, veterans’ benefits, government takings of private property, tax, childhood vaccine injuries, military and civilian promotions, trademark, civilian government personnel, and whistleblower cases).  On May 31, 2010, he stepped down from the bench.  Chief Judge Michel continues to share his knowledge gained during 22 years on the court by speaking out on issues related to the courts and the patent system, as well as by providing mediation, arbitration, and case evaluation services to private clients.

Read Part 1 of 3 in this interview series here.

Read part 2 of 3 in this interview series here.

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The Reexamination Center Executive Interview: Chief Judge Paul R. Michel (part 2 of 3)

With patent reform legislation looming on the not too distant horizon, The Reexamination Center interviews former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Paul R. Michel on this topic and other timely issues related to patent reexamination.  Chief Judge Michel was appointed to the Court in 1988 and assumed the duties of Chief Judge in 2004.  Judge Michel judged several thousand appeals and wrote over 800 opinions in the diverse legal areas covered by his circuit (patent, government contracts, international trade, veterans’ benefits, government takings of private property, tax, childhood vaccine injuries, military and civilian promotions, trademark, civilian government personnel, and whistleblower cases).  On May 31, 2010, he stepped down from the bench.  Chief Judge Michel continues to share his knowledge gained during 22 years on the court by speaking out on issues related to the courts and the patent system, as well as by providing mediation, arbitration, and case evaluation services to private clients.

Read part 1 of 3 in this interview series here.

Read part 3 of 3 in this interview series here.

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The Reexamination Center Executive Interview: Chief Judge Paul R. Michel (part 1 of 3)

With patent reform legislation looming on the not too distant horizon, The Reexamination Center interviews former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Paul R. Michel on this topic and other timely issues related to patent reexamination.  Chief Judge Michel was appointed to the Court in 1988 and assumed the duties of Chief Judge in 2004.  Judge Michel judged several thousand appeals and wrote over 800 opinions in the diverse legal areas covered by his circuit (patent, government contracts, international trade, veterans’ benefits, government takings of private property, tax, childhood vaccine injuries, military and civilian promotions, trademark, civilian government personnel, and whistleblower cases).  On May 31, 2010, he stepped down from the bench.  Chief Judge Michel continues to share his knowledge gained during 22 years on the court by speaking out on issues related to the courts and the patent system, as well as by providing mediation, arbitration, and case evaluation services to private clients.

Read part 2 of 3 in this interview series here.

Read part 3 of 3 in this interview series here.

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The Reexamination Center Executive Interview: Richard Levick on “Reexaminations and the Media”

Reexaminations can have huge collateral impact on patent owners, alleged infringers, and other stakeholders and interested parties. It thus behooves all involved to be aware of the public impact of reexaminations and how best to manage and react to public scrutiny. We are most pleased to be able to address this topic in this interview with Richard Levick, Founder and CEO of Levick Strategic Communications (www.levick.com).

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The Reexamination Center Executive Interview: Taraneh Maghamé

Taraneh Maghamé has more than 18 years of experience practicing law at well-recognized large law firms such as Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison, and Perkins Coie, and serving as in-house counsel at a number of public technology companies, including Tessera Technologies, Compaq Computer Corporation, and Hewlett-Packard Company.  Ms. Maghame was recently invited to testify before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary and the Federal Trade Commission in connection with the impending patent reform legislation. The focus of this interview is patent reexamination.

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The Reexamination Center Executive Interview: Wayne B. Paugh

While working on Capitol Hill, Mr. Paugh helped draft the pivotal American Inventors Protection Act, and he also served as Chief of Staff and Counsel to then Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) James E. Rogan from 2002-2004.  The focus of this interview is inter partes patent reexamination.

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