Patent Office Litigation

Patent Office Litigation

The America Invents Act (AIA) substantially modified the field of patent litigation and expanded the available options for post-grant procedures.  Foster Pepper patent attorneys actively represent clients in both the contemporary and traditional proceedings at the U.S. Patent Office. 

We have extensive experience across all areas of patent office litigation, including:

  • Inter partes review
  • Post-grant review
  • Covered business methods
  • Ex parte reexamination

Our attorneys are skilled in using post-grant procedures as a means for correcting latent defects in issues patents to prepare them for superior enforcement. Members of our team served as lead counsel on behalf of the patentee in ABB Inc. v. ROY-G-BIV Corp., the first-ever inter partes review trials to result in confirmation of all challenged claims.


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