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No Right to Appeal Even When IPR Institution Denied on Non-Substantive Grounds

Posted in IP, Patent Law

One way to challenge the validity of a patent at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) is through a petition for inter partes review (“IPR”).  The USPTO Director has delegated responsibility to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) to evaluate such petitions to determine whether to institute review of the challenged patent. … Continue Reading