Post-Grant Proceedings Litigation Alternative

Post-grant proceedings provide faster, more cost-effective ways to challenge issued patents before initiating or in parallel with court proceedings. Since the enactment of the America Invents Act, our registered patent attorneys and litigators have successfully handled hundreds of post-grant proceedings — inter partes reviews (IPR), covered business method (CBM) reviews, post-grant reviews (PGR), ex parte reexaminations, and supplemental examinations — before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) for both petitioners challenging patents and patent owners. Our Post-Grant Proceedings Team draws from our more than 200 registered patent attorneys with specializations across all technologies, and includes patent litigators with extensive experience in post-grant and federal court proceedings. Our success on both sides of the table has earned us national recognition as a top law firm in total IPR institutions for petitioners and as a top firm in blocking institutions of IPRs for patent owners. We also handle similar European opposition proceedings, IPRs involving patents concurrently in litigation, and cross-over patent litigation strategy.

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120+

PTAB proceedings in the
last 5 years for petitioners

70+

PTAB proceedings in the
last 5 years for patent owners

IP Stars

nationwide ranking
for PTAB
Managing Intellectual Property's
IP Stars
(2018)

200+

registered patent attorneys
and patent litigators

Double-Barrel Ranked

as top offensive and
defensive PTAB counsel

Institutional Success Index (2017)

50+

patent team members
hold PhD’s
and nearly 100
attorneys and technical/scientific
staff have master's degrees

Insights

Perspectives

Developing Issues in Post-Grant Patent Challenges

Alerts

PTAB Proposes Adopting Narrower Phillips Claim Construction Standard

Alerts

Are PTAB Non-Institution Decisions Based on Indefiniteness Defensible post-SAS?

Alerts

Exercising Care in Selecting Grounds is Even More Crucial Post-SAS

Alerts

Oil States and SAS

Publications

A Cautionary Tale Regarding Forum Selection

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