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It is doing this by now allowing 3rd parties to submit prior art to the examiner in their competitor’s patent applications.

However, this does not mean that the Board is prohibited from invalidating patent claims under § 112 in an IPR.

Specifically, the statute mandating that the Board issue a final written decision does not appear to place limits on the Board’s ability to consider invalidity under other grounds. Do you believe that 318(a) does not give us the authority to say those claims are indefinite under 112 2nd[?

These new procedures will look a lot like trials (with discovery, oral hearings and motions), but are to be conducted within the Patent Office in front of three judges.

A major thrust is to move patent practice disputes out of the District Courts, and bring them back to the Patent Office.

Rather, the statute states that: the Patent Trial and Appeal Board shall issue a final written decision with respect to the patentability of any patent claim challenged by the petitioner and any new claim added under section 316(d).

, Judge Sally Medley asked counsel how the Board could confirm the patentability of a patent claim, if the claim is invalid under § 112: JUDGE MEDLEY: What if we get involved in the trial and we determine, “Hey, we can’t figure out what these claims mean.” .

A claimed subject matter that does not fall within the criteria of the patentable subject matter such as defined by Section 3 of the Indian Patent Act, can be invalidated on the grounds that the subject matter is not an invention according to the patent law of that country.

4) Patent wrongfully obtained: Applicants of the patent should be the inventors who have worked on the invention.

It also has a “David and Goliath” appeal since small companies and individuals can now anonymously challenge industry giants.

Second, the Patent Office is setting up new procedures to challenge patents after they issue.

Or are you simply trying to frustrate a competitor? b) the evidence that you have against the patent or patent application – if your evidence is simple and persuasive, one of the simpler options (observations or re-examination) may be appropriate; on the other hand opposition or court proceedings may be more appropriate if complex expert testimony is required to explain and corroborate the evidence – it may be appropriate to search for additional evidence; c) how far the patent or patent application has progressed – e.g.