May 6, 2020
In the article, “PTAB Judges Should Call Balls and Strikes, Not Throw Curve Balls,” Tim and Dave advocate for limits on the authority of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, pointing out, “By pursuing separate invalidity theories of its own making, the PTAB becomes inherently and improperly vested in a negative outcome for patent owners. This is simple human nature, no matter how rational or reasoned PTAB judges attempt to be.”
Tim and Dave have advocated on behalf of clients in numerous patent post-issuance proceedings as members of the Fitch Even PTAB Practice group.
- Fitch Even Partner Nikki Little Quoted in ALA's Legal Management MagazineAugust 4, 2020 Read more
IP Alert | Substitute Claims in IPR Proceedings Can Be Rejected Under § 101August 3, 2020
On July 22, in Uniloc 2017 LLC v. Hulu, Inc., the Federal Circuit ruled that the PTAB may analyze 35 U.S.C. § 101 patent eligibility for proposed substitute claims in an IPR proceeding. Read more