Inter Partes Review and CBM Proceedings: Beyond the Rules

Production Date: July 23, 2014 Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law, and Administrative Law Estimated Length: 3915 minutes


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This course, presented by Kenyon & Kenyon partner Antony Pfeffer and associate Michael Turner examine the fast-developing practice of Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Covered Business Method (CBM) review before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) under the America Invents Act.


The presenters summarize various PTAB rulings that have been issued in the nearly two years since the first petitions were filed. They also discuss how these decisions impact various aspects of IPR and CBM practice, from the decision of whether to initiate a review through to appeal and possible implications on parallel or downstream district court litigations. 


Learning Objectives:

I.    Explore the current state of IPR and CBM practice based on PTAB application of relevant statutes and regulations

II.   Discuss strategic and tactical considerations in light of the current status of IPR and CBM practice

III.  Grasp evolving issues in IPR and CBM practice, including issues regarding:

  • the scope of appeal to the Federal Circuit and
  • the extent of estoppel to be applied in district court litigation





Melvin S.
Pompano Beach, FL


Burman M.
Harpers Ferry, WV

A lot of good things to consider talked about

Jonathan K.
Camas, WA

touches on some good issues; worthwhile

Thomas P.
Huntsville, AL

great comments

Daniel F.
Leesburg, VA

Instructors were knowledgeable

Joseph S.
melville, NY

good job

Dominic L.
Austin, TX

I appreciate that this area is in flux which is always hard to present on. But good to nail it down a bit more.

Michael B.
Spicewood, TX

This course provides helpful information to think about when considering the filing of an IPR or CBM review.

Kirk L.
New York, NY

Nicely done; very insightful on practical aspects.