Patent Owners Now Estopped From Relying On PTAB Estoppel

April 22, 2016

Law360, New York (April 22, 2016, 10:40 AM ET) -- A recent Federal Circuit decision on a writ of mandamus as to the scope of the estoppel provided in 35 U.S.C § 315(e) appears to be contrary to the scope that practitioners and the legislators had in mind when the America Invents Act was passed.

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Cyrus A. Morton


Chair, Patent Office Trials Group

Ryan M. Schultz

Prior Partner

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