During the week of September 17-21, 2018, the Board issued two decisions in Technology Center 1600, one instituting inter partes review and one final written decision finding the challenged claims had not been proven unpatentable.  The decisions are as follows: Continue Reading PTAB Tech Center 1600 Round-Up: Week of September 17-21, 2018

During the week of June 18-22, 2018, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued two decisions in Tech Center 1600 denying institution of IPR petitions.  The petitions were filed by Samsung Bioepis Co. Ltd. (“Bioepis”) against Genentech, Inc. (“Genentech”), and Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (I-MAK), Inc. (“I-MAK”) against Gilead Pharmasset LLC (“Gilead”), respectively.  The decisions follow.

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