29 May 2020PatentsEvan Day and Olivia Nguyen

Fewer bites at the IPR apple now possible

Recent guidance and decisions show that the US Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) intends to take a tougher stance on multiple inter partes review (IPR) petitions filed against any single patent.

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