PTAB Denies IPR Request As Failing To Meet Threshold Determination Under 35 U.S.C. § 102, PTAB Litigation Blog
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) recently reviewed the threshold necessary to institute a request for inter partes review (IPR) under 35 U.S.C. § 102. Munchkin, Inc. v. Int’l Refills Co., Ltd., IPR2016-01154 (December 12, 2016). In Munchkin, the Board determined whether IPR petitions under 35 U.S.C. § 311 can be maintained under § 102(d).
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