Use of Arbitration In Place of Inter Partes Review Proceedings

Contact: David Newman, Gould & Ratner
Posted Feb 1, 2019

An IPR might be more efficiently accomplished through arbitration than through a PTAB proceeding, so it should be considered by practitioners.

An inter partes review (IPR) might be more efficiently accomplished through arbitration than an IPR through a Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceeding, so it should be considered by practitioners. An IPR Arbitration process can be completed in less time and result in a binding decision. In response to the Supreme Court’s SAS ruling that arguably has resulted in a more complex IPR system, litigants may substitute an IPR Arbitration to obtain a patentability ruling in a shorter, less expensive, and less complex manner.

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