2019 Activity at the PTAB

December 30, 2019

  • Trial Practice Guide updated in July, continued focus on importance of claim construction after adoption of Phillips standard
  • Launch of Pilot Program for Motion to Amend Practice
  • SAS decision means institution of ALL challenged claims or NONE
  • Federal Circuit’s Arthrex opinion affects PTAB leaving uncertainty for future Federal Circuit courses of action (see December 20, 2019 new article for details)

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