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USPTO Post-Grant Patent Proceedings
USPTO Post-Grant Patent
Spring 2017
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LAW 6471


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This course covers all post-grant patent proceedings conducted before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) including inter partes reviews (IPR), post-grant reviews (PGR), covered business method (CBM) reviews, patent reexaminations, patent reissues, patent interferences,derivative proceedings, and supplemental examinations. Differences between these administrative proceedings, presiding bodies, and Article III proceedings are studied as well as their practical and theoretical interplay. The course also explores the legislative evolution that led to the development of post-grant proceedings, as well as pending legislative and rule-based initiatives, and compares them with similar European proceedings. (Examination)
A student who completes this course should have knowledge and understanding of all post-grant proceedings conducted before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) including inter partes review, post-grant review, covered business method reviews, patent reexamination, patent reissue, patent interferences, derivation proceedings, and supplemental patent examinations. The student should have an understanding of the differences between these administrative proceedings and their practical and theoretical interplay as a component of patent litigation.
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