Video: Patent Office Litigation Update: Patent Zombies
- Robert Greene Sterne
- Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
In the nine months since the new contested proceedings became operational at the United States Patent & Trademark Office, over 300 Inter Partes Reviews and Covered Business Method proceedings have been petitioned at the new Patent Trial and Appeal Board. The new proceedings can catch unaware patent owners off guard, rendering them "patent zombies" who are already dead in terms of their patent enforcement strategy. Robert Greene Sterne gives the five facts every accused infringer needs to know when contemplating the use of the new contested proceedings.
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