Patent Owners Faring Better Than Ever in PTAB Proceedings Reveals Venable Fitzpatrick Study

Venable Fitzpatrick Press Release
December 11, 2017

New York, NYDecember 11, 2017—A new study of proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) shows that, despite the initial reputation of Inter Partes Review (IPR) proceedings being that of patent killers, patent owners are winning more cases than ever. The study, conducted by law firm Venable Fitzpatrick, shows that the rate at which patent claims were found unpatentable by the PTAB fell significantly in 2016, while the volume of claims in dispute rose dramatically.

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