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Media Mention

Dorothy Whelan Quoted in Law360 Article, "Life After 5: Issues Facing The PTAB"

September 14, 2017

Media Mention

Dorothy Whelan Quoted in Law360 Article, "Life After 5: Issues Facing The PTAB"

September 14, 2017

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Dorothy Whelan (Principal, Co-chair of Fish’s Post-Grant Practice) was quoted in the Law360 article, “Life After 5: Issues Facing The PTAB,” on September 13, 2017.

“I think patent owners would still like to level the playing field more, perhaps by giving them a sur-reply as a matter of right,” said Dorothy Whelan, co-chair of the post-grant practice group at Fish & Richardson PC.

With respect to the latter, Whelan said that when the decision turns on a legal issue — like sovereign immunity, for instance — it might be attractive for some to have a court to be able to review the board’s determination, which right now is generally not an option.

“That’s one topic that I know has been floated,” Whelan said.

To read the full article, click here.


The opinions expressed are those of the authors on the date noted above and do not necessarily reflect the views of Fish & Richardson P.C., any other of its lawyers, its clients, or any of its or their respective affiliates. This post is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be and should not be taken as legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is formed.
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