PatentBoardFerret.com is transitioning to Anticipat.com. And as part of this transition, we are excited to announce two new products designed to help practitioners in their patent practice. You can now sign up for or give these products a free trial here. Here is a quick review of both products. Recap Email Anticipat Recap email delivers […]
The Ferret now has a video channel here. Check out the first web tutorial on how to access decisions and related data using the PatentBoardFerret.com: http://youtu.be/PS9M7OdPR7E
Analyzing all decisions at the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (Board) can provide better decision-making at each stage of patent prosecution–from evaluating risks associated with application drafting strategies to determining the strength of a particular rejection. Admittedly, only a fraction of the Board’s decisions (i.e., precedential and informative decisions) have the authority to convey how […]
To date, the PTAB has issued 15 Final Written Decisions of the post-AIA procedures Inter Partes Review and Covered Business Method. These procedures allow a third-party to request the Board to cancel as unpatentable one or more claims of a patent. So far, in each of the final written decisions, the Board has struck down […]
The website PatentBoardFerret.com is officially live, meaning that the features have been implemented, tested, and are ready for use. The following is a list of these features organized by the advantages they can provide. Quick and Simple Decision Lookup – From the front page, you can lookup a decision by its name without knowing which […]
Through FOIA, the PTO makes available most decisions of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), formerly known as Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI). It does so through a number of different web pages. The website works well in some respects, but in 10 important ways, the PTO’s website is deficient. The PatentBoardFerret.com […]
As the first post, it’s only appropriate to start by mapping out a vision for this blog. This blog will be a powerful complement to patentboardferret.com and will serve as the white paper for trends, developments, historical facts and current data of the PTAB. Stay tuned for interesting posts.