Cushion and Bowles Discuss Lessons Learned in the PTAB’s Final Decision on Group of Inter Partes Review Trials

Thursday, March 06, 2014

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – In an article recently published by Law360, Brooks Kushman Shareholder Michael D. Cushion and Associate Erin K. Bowles discuss the insights gained from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board`s (PTAB) recent group of four final written decisions to inter partes review trial proceedings involving Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC and Xilinx, Inc.

In the article, “PTAB Remains Consistent from Institution to Final Decision in First Group of IPRs Decided Together, Offering Important Lessons to Practitioners,” Cushion and Bowles assess the implications of the four written decisions issued by the PTAB. According to the article, “these recent decisions offer important insights on claim construction issues in IPRs, Motions to Amend, as well as the critical role expert declarations play in an obviousness analysis.”

For more insight on the lessons learned from the PTAB`s final written decisions, please read the full article at Law360