2022 forecast: AI, Fintiv rule, Arthrex


Muireann Bolger

2022 forecast: AI, Fintiv rule, Arthrex

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As the dust settles following a turbulent year for IP, lawyers have cast their predictions for the pivotal issues and cases that will feature over the next 12 months.

In the third part of WIPR’s forecast series, leading lawyers offer their views on, what lies ahead for artificial intelligence in the IP landscape, and the beleaguered Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (PTAB) likely future stance on the NHK-Fintiv rule and Arthrex-related requests for inter partes reviews of patents.

Read on to discover the key issues to look out for…

AI and IP: a ‘hot button issue’

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