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Inter Partes Reexamination May Proceed Even If The Requester Has a Change-of-Heart

Author: Jeffrey D. Smyth
Editor: Sydney R. Kestle

In In re AT&T Intellectual Property II, LP, No. 16-1830 (Fed. Cir. May 10, 2017), the Federal Circuit held that the Board did not exceed its statutory authority when instituting an inter partes reexamination because a request and a requester were present at the time of institution. Continue reading

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