18 October 2022PatentsSarah Speight

Vidal to review PTAB’s decision that OpenSky petition has merit

USPTO director agrees to consider the Board's decision, citing the ‘unusual and complex nature’ of the case | Vidal announces review after sanctioning OpenSky for alleged IPR abuse.

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5 October 2022   USPTO director sanctions company “to the fullest extent” of her power | Vidal accuses OpenSky of abusing IPR process and suspects counsel of committing "ethical violations" | Intel elevated to lead petitioner.
5 September 2022   USPTO director’s decision to step in puts more spotlight on controversial rule | Vidal uses remit granted by US v Arthrex.