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Benjamin Huber

is an associate on Alston & Bird’s Patent Prosecution, Counseling & Review Group. Ben focuses his practice on helping clients obtain, protect and enforce their intellectual property rights. In addition to preparing and prosecuting patent applications directed to electrical, e-commerce, mechanical and software inventions, Ben provides strategic counseling to achieve the client’s business and intellectual property goals.

Recent Articles by Benjamin Huber

Can Congress Bar Review of PTAB Decisions to Institute Inter Partes Review?

Wi-Fi One stands among the latest—and potentially the most important—in a series of cases that have called into question both the degree to which Congress intended to restrict the authority of federal courts to review certain decisions made by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and the limits on Congress’s power to actually do so. While it remains to be seen how the en banc Federal Circuit will ultimately rule, the answer to its question will inevitably have a broad and deep impact on future inter partes review and other post-grant proceedings, Patent Office procedures, and beyond.