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Insights on the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial

Insight April 13, 2016

Rimon Partner Neil Smith spoke at the Santa Clara Law School High Tech Law Institute on Thursday, April 7, on the subject of the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Neil was the first Administrative Patent Law Judge for the Silicon Valley PTO Satellite Office, which offered a very useful inside perspective to the talk. 

Mr. Smith discussed the history of the Board and how its new jurisdiction to challenge patents is changing the patent litigation practice.