With a world-renowned patent litigation group that has handled some of the world’s biggest IP cases, coupled with a patent prosecution group with practitioners who hold more than 65 advanced degrees in a variety of science and engineering fields, our Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Litigation group is especially qualified to navigate our clients through this unique forum.
PTAB trials – which include post-grant review (PGR), inter partes review (IPR), covered business method review (CBM), and derivation proceedings – were designed to provide faster, more affordable alternatives to standard district court patent litigation.
Our PTAB Litigation group draws on the combined talents of our intellectual property litigators and the technical knowledge of our patent prosecution lawyers to guide clients through the unique set of rules and procedures involved in PTAB trials. We can counsel our clients through the strategic considerations of a PTAB trial while providing the in-depth technical analysis that the PTAB requires. To date, we have handled more than 180 PTAB matters in total, representing both the petitioner and patent owner at all stages of the proceedings.
In addition, PTAB judges often possess technical backgrounds themselves and are looking for more technically sophisticated arguments than are generally presented to a jury. Our PTAB group has experience and proficiency in a wide array of scientific and technological areas, including electronics, medical devices, computer software and hardware, semiconductors, and life science technologies.
Law360 IP Practice Group of the Year in 2013, 2015 and 2016
Chambers Global 2018 Global: Intellectual Property Asia-Pacific Region: Intellectual Property China: Intellectual Property: International Firms Japan: Intellectual Property: International Firms United States: Intellectual Property (Patent) United States: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
Chambers USA 2017 National: Intellectual Property National: International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337) California: Intellectual Property California: Intellectual Property (Patent Prosecution) New York: Technology & Outsourcing Washington D.C.: Intellectual Property (Litigation) Washington D.C.: Technology & Outsourcing
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 Japan: Intellectual Property: International Firms Asia-Pacific Region: Intellectual Property
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The National Law Journal 2016 IP Hot List
Legal 500 US 2018 Copyright Patent Litigation: ITC Patent Litigation: Full Coverage Patents: Portfolio Management and Licensing Patent: Prosecution (Including re-examination and post-grant proceedings) Trade Secrets Trademarks: Litigation
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Managing IP: American Awards Shortlist 2018 United States: Appellate United States: Life Sciences IP Litigation United States: ITC Japan: Patent – Foreign Firms
IAM Patent 1000 2017 California: Litigation (Gold) California: Transactions (Highly Recommended) California: Prosecution Hong Kong: Litigation & Transactions International Japan: Litigation and Licensing (Highly Recommended) National: Transactions National: Litigation Washington D.C.: Litigation
LMG Life Sciences 2017 Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation Patent Prosecution (Highly Recommended) Patent Strategy and Management (Highly Recommended)
IP Practice Group of the Year 2015, 2013
IP Firm of the Year
BTI Litigation Outlook “IP VIP” (2015) “IP Litigation Powerhouse” (2014)
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