USPTO Appeals to Grow for CAFC
In 2013 the patent-challenging public took notice of the USPTO’s Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) in a big way. With as many as 100 post-grant patent challenges being pursued per month at the PTAB, the unique considerations required to successfully navigate these proceedings from the PTAB on through to the Federal Circuit will become critical for patentees and third-party challengers alike.
Here is a link to my IP360 article on the topic, entitled 2 Fed. Circ. Rulings Will Impact PTAB Appeals In 2014.