Your guide to avoiding the pitfalls, asking the important questions, knowing the timetables, and understanding both substantive and procedural aspects of reexamination law.

Rapid References

Avoid these common pitfalls during a reexamination proceeding.

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Common Questions

What is reexamination and its effect on concurrent proceedings?

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Strategic considerations when litigation is threatened or pending.

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Terms and Concepts

Essential terminology, concepts, and concise definitions.

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USPTO statistics regarding volume and timing of reexaminations.

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Quick Stat


Total Number of petitions for Covered Business Method review filed as of October 19, 2018

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Total Number of petitions for Inter Partes review filed as of October 19, 2018

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