Senator Tillis Warns Agency, Requests Report on Fintiv Practices
As I pointed out in my previous post, the Senate Judiciary Committee has targeted WDTX venue practice as unseemly and inappropriate. In a two-pronged attack on the WDTX, Senator Tillis is now warning the PTAB to stop relying on unrealistic WDTX trial dates in its Fintiv analyses. This separate letter to Acting USPTO Director Hirshfeld is signed only by Senator Tillis as he supports Fintiv practices (Leahy does not).
In the letter, Senator Tillis points out that a far more predictable indicator of the ultimate trial date is average time to trial, not the “aggressive trial dates” set by judge Albright.
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