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Oral Arguments heard by Supreme Court in Cuozzo Speed

04/26/2016

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday in Cuozzo Speed Technologies v. Lee, a case that challenges the appropriateness of broadest reasonable interpretation (BRI) in IPR proceedings and the judicial reviewability of institution decisions. The majority of the time was spent on the BRI question. On this issue, the leanings of the justices appeared to […]

Can you work in a group? – Motions to amend and the duty of candor (PTAB decision)

04/24/2016

In what could become a more common occurrence, the PTAB granted patent owner Tire Hanger’s motion to amend, allowing five new claims.  Issued the same day that the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Cuozzo, the PTAB Order helps clarify a patent owner’s duty of candor when arguing the patentability of new claims brought in […]