A Patent Owner Bears a Heavy Burden in Amending Claims in an IPR Proceeding

By Reza Mollaaghababa A patent owner in an inter-partes review (IPR) proceeding may amend a challenged patent if they satisfy a number of statutory requirements set forth by the AIA (America Invents Act) and the regulations promulgated by the USPTO.  In particular, the AIA states that “… the patent owner may file 1 motion to … Continue reading A Patent Owner Bears a Heavy Burden in Amending Claims in an IPR Proceeding