PTAB Designates Printed Publication Cases, PTAB Litigation Blog

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The PTAB recently designated a number of cases regarding procedures for determining whether a prior art reference is a “printed publication.”  One opinion regarding the difference in burdens of proving “printed publication” status between examination and IPRs was deemed precedential, while four other cases were identified as informative examples.  We will cover these designated decisions in further detail in the days to come.

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