Since 2012, Brooks Kushman has been a leader in handling post-grant reviews, helping clients navigate the complex and intricate nature of these proceedings. Whether the process involves administrative proceedings alone or in combination with litigation, we have the extensive experience necessary to help protect the interests of our clients.
Our post-grant proceedings practice handles all aspects of matters that come up before the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), including:
- – Inter partes review (IPR)
- – Post-grant review (PGR)
- – Covered business methods reviews (CBM)
- – Interferences
- – Derivation proceedings
- – Reexamination
- – Opposition
With a combination of technical knowledge and experience with patent prosecution and litigation, Brooks Kushman is in a unique position to help clients develop personalized strategies to protect their IP from post-grant challenges. We work to understand the ever-changing landscape that our clients face so that we can find opportunities for our extensive IP experience to help them maintain a competitive advantage. This includes:
- – Examining relevant prior art to anticipate potential challenges
- – Monitoring patent filings by competitors
- – Tracking related post-grant challenges
Taking these types of measures allows us to be proactive and minimize the potential for risk in the long term.
When post-grant challenges do occur, we strategically use our resources to protect the interests of our clients. We understand how the outcome of a post-grant challenge can impact our clients, their patent portfolio, and their market opportunities and work to identify, prioritize, and pursue or defend reexamination and post-grant proceedings based on client needs.