District Courts Split on Admissibility of Patent Owner IPR Victories, PTAB Litigation Blog
In an opinion dated October 12, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin granted a motion in limine to exclude evidence that a challenged patent had survived twenty post-issuance proceedings, including inter partes review ("IPR") proceedings. The opinion (Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. v. Snap-On Inc., No. 14-CV-1296-JPS, ECF No. 277 (E.D. Wisc. Oct. 12, 2017)) is a recent addition to the collection of district court opinions that are split on this issue, and provides a detailed analysis in support of decisions favoring exclusion.
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