New Printed Publication Precedent/Informative Decisions
Yesterday, the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) designated one new precedential case, and four informative decisions directed to printed publication analyses.
The four informative decisions stem from AIA trial proceedings, and address common fact patterns in assessing public accessibility of a printed publication. Perhaps of most interest is the precedential decision, which outlines important distinctions between examinational and adjudicatory procedures before the agency.
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