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New Inter Partes Reexamination Standard Under The America Invents Act

  • 02.01.12
  • Jon E. Wright, Joseph E. Mutschelknaus
  • PatentlyO

In this PatentlyO guest post, Jon E. Wright and Joseph E. Mutschelknaus discuss the recent changes to the threshold standard for initiating inter partes reexamination under the America Invents Act by reviewing case law surrounding the "reasonable likelihood" standard as it exists in other contexts, analyzing how the USPTO has been applying the new standard in reexamination orders, and considering how inter partes reexamination requests should be structured to meet the new threshold. To view the full post, click here.

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