Posts Tagged: PTAB panel stacking


PTAB Brass steps into IPR to decide Apple motion for sanctions

On August 22nd, an order was entered in the inter partes review (IPR) proceedings currently ongoing between between VoIP-Pal and Cupertino, CA-based consumer device giant Apple Inc. …

Alappat 101: Why the Federal Circuit has not authorized the PTAB practice of panel stacking

Those pointing to Alappat to support modern PTAB panel stacking are, however, grossly misstating the nature of the decision in Alappat, and ignoring the fundamental shift in …
By Gene Quinn
1 year ago 11

The Top Trends in Patent Law for 2017

As we mark the close of yet another year, we’re provided with a perfect opportunity to look back on the previous twelve months and see what …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 1

PTAB Chief Ruschke says Expanded Panel Decisions are Conducted in Secret

Ruschke noted that his authority to expand the panels for PTAB trials doesn’t require him to notify the parties in the trial that the decision to …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 5