Post-Grant for Practitioners | Post-Grant Review (PGR) Proceedings are Gaining Momentum

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Wednesday August 10, 2016
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
Via the web.

Recent statistics from the USPTO show that still more post-grant review (PGR) proceedings have been filed. As more patents issue under the America Invents Act (AIA), are PGR proceedings a favorable option as a counterpart to inter partes review?

Post-grant review is available immediately after patent issuance and it is designed to allow proceedings to conclude quickly. Fish & Richardson attorneys Joshua Griswold and Dan Smith discussed the requirements for PGR and estoppel, and tooka closer look at how practitioners are using PGR proceedings as part of their patent strategy. They also took a closer look at recent PGR filings and the first PGR decisions from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, providing best practices and strategic considerations.

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