PTAB Roundup

CAFC en banc in part: No more “nullity” exception for one-year bar. Confining its opinion to a footnote, the en banc Court held that a voluntary dismissal without prejudice does not create an exception to the one-year bar of 35 U.S.C. § 315(b). The Board previously held—in a decision it designated precedential—that the petitioner in …

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