Tag Archives: PTAB

Situating PTAB Adjudication Within the New World of Agency Adjudication

by Chris Walker — Friday, Mar. 23, 2018@chris_j_walker

Over at Patently-O, Melissa Wasserman and I have the following guest post on our new article: In 2011, Congress created a series of novel proceedings for private parties to challenge issued patents before the newly formed Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). While the PTAB proceedings are immensely popular, they have also been controversial. A series of […]

PTAB, Patents, and the Constitution, by Philip Hamburger

by Guest Blogger — Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017

Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in Oil States vs. Greene’s Energy Group, et al. on whether the Patent and Trademark Office, acting through the Patent and Trial Appeal Board (PTAB), can decide the validity of existing patents. The question, in particular, is whether the PTAB is unconstitutionally extinguishing private property rights in a […]

Perspectives on the Patent Trial and Appeals Board: Scalia Law School Conference, 11/9

by Chris Walker — Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017@chris_j_walker

[CJW Note: Originally posted on 10/23, but reposted with agenda on 10/26] From the conference website: Perspectives on the PTAB: The New Role of the Administrative State in the Innovation Economy November 9, 2017 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University Arlington, Virginia Co-sponsored by the Center for the Protection […]