Use of Arbitration In Place of Inter Partes Review Proceedings
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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