Chief Judge Smith says the public is regularly raising certain issues such as: (a) standards necessary to trigger inter partes (IPR) and post grant reviews (PGR), (b) the real party in interest requirement for an IPR/PGR petitioner, (c) timing for completion of a new trial, (d) the pro hac vice admission of non-registered practitioners, and (e) the definition of the term technological invention.
The following links give Chief Judge Smith's input on these key aspects of the AIA:
- Standards to Trigger an Inter Partes Review and Post Grant Review
- Real Party in Interest
- Timing to Complete an Inter Partes Review, Post Grant Review, and Covered Business Method Review
- Pro Hac Vice Admission to Practice before the Board for New Administrative Patent Trial
- Technological Invention Definition
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