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NEW: PGHQ REPORTER

A new publication from Fitzpatrick, this 2016 Report presents statistics and analyses of PTAB cases through 2015.

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TRIAL RULES

Download Federal Regulations relating to trial practice before the PTAB, including CFR Part 42 “Trial Practice Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.”

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PGHQ REPORTER

A publication from Fitzpatrick, this report presents statistics and analyses of 2014 USPTO Contested Proceedings.

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AMENDMENTS TO TRIAL RULES

The Amendments to the Rules of Practice for Trials Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, issued April 2016.

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TRIAL PRACTICE GUIDE

This practical guide provides advice on the general framework of the regulations, including the structure and times for taking action in each proceeding.

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UMBRELLA RULES

The consolidated set of final rules relating to trial practice before the PTAB in inter partes review, postgrant review, business method patent, and derivation proceedings.

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LEAHY-SMITH AMERICA INVENTS ACT (AIA)

The text of the AIA, which established several new trial proceedings to be conducted by the PTAB, including inter partes review, postgrant review, business method patent, and derivation proceedings.

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Technical Amendments to the AIA (Public Law 112-274).

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