Patent Trial and Appeal Board

September 14, 2021
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Federal Circuit Denies Relief to USPTO From Prolific Inventor Gilbert Hyatt

The Federal Circuit clarified that, while an applicant is required to pay all the expenses of PTAB proceedings, this does not include expert witness fees.
March 3, 2021
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A Closer Look: CAFC Finds Immersion Photography Claims Are Obvious

Fed Cir, 2019-1927: The CAFC overturned a finding of non-obviousness by the US Patent Trial and Appeal Board on a patent owned by Melanoscan, LLC.