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Should You File A "Copycat" IPR Petition?, PTAB Litigation Blog

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If you don’t have new grounds to add, you may as well copycat. On September 4, 2019, the PTAB denied Microsoft’s petition requesting inter partes review ("IPR") of U.S. Patent No. 7,167,487 ("the ’487 patent"); furthermore, the panel also denied Microsoft’s motion to join its IPR to another IPR over the same patent filed by Apple.

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