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Practice Tips and Procedural Developments at the PTAB

So the Federal Circuit Remanded Your Case Back to the PTAB: Issues Remanded for Further ConsiderationBridget Smith discusses what happens after a successful appeal of a PTAB decision to the Federal Circuit, including timelines and how the board addresses issues remanded for further consideration.
Bridget Smith, Lowenstein & Weatherwax, LLP, Los Angeles, CA

PTAB Opinions on Discretionary Institution: What factors cause the PTAB to exercise its discretion to deny institution? And how has the PTAB applied these factors, and what can practitioners do to avoid discretionary denial? Rob Lytle, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA

What You Need to Know about Recent Changes in AIA Trial Proceedings: A discussion on key cases and issues for Federal Circuit appeals of AIA trial proceedings and co-pending district court and IPR proceedings.
Scott McKeown, Ropes & Gray, LLP, Washington, DC

Winning Strategies on What to Argue Before the PTAB: Anticipating and Defusing the Unexpected Naveen Modi, Paul Hastings, LLP, Washington, DC

Moderated by: Pratibha Khanduri, Sterne Kessler, Washington, DC


This Session was part of the 2020 AIPLA Virtual Spring Meeting