Property rights in patented inventions are being struck down at an unprecedented rate in a new administrative forum. This new post-grant review procedure (PGR), instituted in late 2012, takes place not in a court, but rather in an administrative forum known as the Patent Trials and Appeals Board. The Board has invalidated the vast majority of the patent claims it has reviewed, around 80% by some measures.
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Citation InformationAdministrative "Death Squads" for Patents? Assessing the New Administrative Procedures for Challenging Patents, Podcast, Federalist Society (June 17, 2015)