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PTAB Denies Motion for Pro Hac Vice Admission

Posted By Scott A. McKeown On 8 November 2012 @ 6:56 In Inter Partes Review, Patent Trial & Appeal Board | Comments Disabled

Pro Hac Vice [1]PTAB Issues Decision Denying Appearance of Non-registered Practitioner

Non-registered practitioners may, in limited circumstances, be permitted to appear before the Patent Trial & Appeal Board on a pro hac vice basis. 37 C.F.R § 42.10(c). Last week, I pointed out [2]the expanded panel order of the PTAB in IPR2013-00010 (order here [3]), which outlined the base qualifications of potentially qualified attorneys.

Tuesday’s decision in CBM2011-00001 demonstrates the depth of the PTAB’s analysis relative to these base qualifications. In yesterday’s decision the application for pro hac vice admission was denied (here [4]).

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[2] Last week, I pointed out : http://www.patentspostgrant.com/lang/en/2012/10/ptab-issues-order-outlining-pro-hac-practices

[3] here: http://www.patentspostgrant.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/pro-hac.pdf

[4] here: http://www.patentspostgrant.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/notice-211.pdf

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