Intellectual Property > IP Newsflash
31 Mar '16

A Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) panel has denied institution of inter partes review proceedings because the petitioner did not establish a patent qualified as prior art under 35 U.S.C. § 102(e). PTAB was not persuaded that the putative 102(e) patent’s issued claims had written description support in the provisional application from which the patent claimed priority.

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