McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP partner Andrew W. Williams, Ph.D. authored an article entitled, “Just What Does It Take to Amend Claims Before the PTAB?: Lessons Learned From the Board” that appears in the April 2015 edition of Intellectual Property Today. The new post-issuance proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office have been a real nightmare for patent owners. Congress created these three new mechanisms in 2011 – Covered Business Method patent review, Post-Grant Review, and Inter Partes Review (“IPR”) – responding, in part, to the public outcry over too many overly broad issued claims. View the article
Note: this article originally appeared in the MBHB Winter 2015 edition of snippets publication.