PTAB Roundup

District Court: IPR estoppel warrants summary judgement of no invalidity. Plaintiff moved for summary judgement of no invalidity, contending that Defendant’s unsuccessful IPRs precluded its §§ 102 and 103 defenses (all of which relied on patents and printed publications) under the IPR estoppel set forth in § 315(e)(2). The Court agreed. It applied the “skilled searcher” standard, and because Defendant submitted its invalidity contentions before filing …

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