What are PTAB proceedings?

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) processes most properly executed applications with little fanfare. However, its Patient Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) conducts trials using a three-judge panel to address inter partes reviews (the most common),...

What is a patent search?

The language and logic of patent law often require taking one step forward and two steps back in order to accurately explain some terms and ideas. So it is with the simple and direct question in this blog post’s title: “What is a patent search?” The first step forward...

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