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Patent Armoring via Reissue Proceedings

  • 09.16.14
  • Gaby L. Longsworth Ph.D. and John M. Covert
  • IP Law360

Since the implementation of the America Invents Act in 2011, inter partes reviews have shown a high success rate in invalidity challenges and patent claim cancellations. In this article, Gaby L. Longsworth, Ph.D. and John M. Covert discuss the importance of reissue applications in strengthening patent owners' IP portfolios against inter partes reviews and other post-issuance challenges.

Dr. Longsworth and Mr. Covert address the pros and cons of reissues, when reissues make sense, and how reissues can shield against possible post-issuance attacks. To read the full article, download the attached PDF. 

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