No Basis For Broad Exclusion Of Inventor Testimony, PTAB Litigation Blog
The Board has broad discretion to determine how much weight should be given to inventor testimony, but as long as the testimony does not relate to the inventor’s opinion about the meaning of a claim term, there is no basis for broadly excluding all inventor testimony.
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