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Three Crucial Words in Patent Reform: Inter Partes Review (Part 3)

Note: This is Part 3 in a three-part series. If you’re not comfortable with how inter partes review works, you may want to start with Part 1. If you are comfortable with IPRs, start with Part 2. Gutting Inter Partes Review Pharmaceutical and biotech companies are pushing for major changes to inter partes reviews (IPRs). First, they…

Myths and the STRONG Act

We’re hearing a lot of claims about the STRONG Act as an “alternative” to patent litigation reform. The campaign supporting the bill has been misleading at best. There are two pervasive myths that the STRONG Act’s supporters keep repeating that I want to address in this post. Myth 1: Inter partes reviews are unfair to patent…