On October 11, 2018, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced a change in the claim construction standard used for inter partes review (IPR), post-grant review (PGR) and covered business method (CBM) review. For these proceedings, the claim construction standard will be changed from the broadest reasonable interpretation (BRI) standard to the standard
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The Future of IPRs – The US Supreme Court’s Decisions in Oil States and SAS
By Martin M. Zoltick & Michael H. Jones on
Posted in Appellate Decisions
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two important decisions relating to inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO).
Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC, U.S., No. 16-712, 4/24/2018
In Oil States, the Supreme Court ruled…