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Since September 2012 the USPTO has been invalidating a majority of the patents for which proceedings have been initiated under the inter parties review (“IPR”) process. Statistics on IPR [...]
5 prior art search strategies to suggest when your search vendor returns with a ‘no reference found’ report
Have you come across a situation when the search vendor you hired returned with a report concluding “no reference found”? There could be multiple reasons that your vendor returns with such a [...]
5G – Is it truly disruptive or just a few Mbps faster than the current network? After a while lost in bringing life to the idea that existed only in theory years ago, 5G is finally here! [...]
Ask a bunch of patent counsel how do they feel about performing a Freedom to Operate study, and you may hear a collective groan from the whole group. No doubt – performing an FTO is a cumbersome [...]
Having a sound prosecution strategy is as exigent to the growth of a portfolio as is the necessity of a sound patent strategy for the development of a business. And like every business has its [...]
“I wish there was one comprehensive list that provides all the patent marketplaces where one could buy and sell patents” — uttered Sara, an inventor friend of mine, during our conversation the [...]
What are the research trends our industry is following? Which competitor is building what kind of technical expertise? Are these among some of the questions that you want to get answered? Patent [...]
The United States has been grappling with pain management drugs that contain opioids for quite a while. Multiple studies and court rulings indicate opioids in these drugs make millions addicted. [...]
OBJECTIVE: We had to invalidate a patent related to an audio player that had one important feature. Also, the client wanted to make his position stronger in the Inter Partes Review. STORY: This [...]
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Genome editing or gene editing tools bring along with them a promise for a better future as they give scientists the ability to alter DNA. Further, as a result of the growing use of technologies [...]
At GreyB, companies often approach us with the broad objective of having us help them strengthen their IP position. It’s a challenge that incorporates elements of the three core IP research [...]
“Searching prior art is not a process, it is an art.” In my 6 years of experience, I have been a part of ~250 patent invalidation processes. If it has taught me anything, it is that there are [...]
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If you are not innovating, you are planning your exit. Paul Perreault, CEO, CSL Ltd. We live in an era of stifling competition where the only factor that sets apart the top players from the rest [...]
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On May 22nd of 2017, the Supreme court of the US issued its landmark ruling on TC Heartland LLC V Kraft Foods, the decision being credited to have changed the law on venue for patent cases. Few [...]
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We here at GreyB focus on improving our skill set with daily activities. We have a culture of 10 min activity where one person in the company conducts one activity every day. These activities are [...]
When it comes to mergers and acquisitions, the incoming IP from the entity being acquired (or merged with) holds vital importance. The concerned authority, in most cases a patent counsel, has to [...]
Race of finding better prior art that can influence an IPR or a patent litigation is the need of the hour. Such searches have become increasingly important in the recent times, given the huge [...]
During the course of past decade, We have worked with various IP counsels, and figured that their strategy towards freedom to operate search can be classified into two major categories – Those [...]
Especially at young, fast-growing companies, there are few employees under more pressure than members of the Patent Review Board, or PRB—also known as a Patent Review Committee. Generally [...]
Have you ever been in a situation where your IPR got instituted, but the PTO declared the challenged claim as valid? If a challenged claim(s) is declared valid by the USPTO in IPR, and later a [...]
Claim charts play a crucial role in litigation. The strength of mapping can become a deciding factor which could turn the balance of the game in favor of either party. However, it ought to be [...]
Recently, we noticed that many companies, especially with big patent portfolios, may not be aware that some of the patents in their portfolio are getting delayed in being officially listed as [...]