USPTO Presents Results of Post Grant Outcomes Pilot, PTAB Litigation Blog
In April 2016, the PTO launched its Post Grant Outcomes Pilot, an initiative to inform Examiners of relevant PTAB proceedings regarding patents related to an application (e.g., a continuation, divisional, continuation-in-part) that they are currently examining. Participants in the pilot program received email notifications of important filings in relevant PTAB cases including petitions, institution decisions, and expert declarations. The pilot program tracked how often art from the PTAB cases was used in the related application examinations.
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