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Does the PTO have a Right to Intervene in IPR Appeals?

Knowles Electronics v. Matal (Fed. Cir. 2017) In an interesting sua sponte order, the Federal Circuit has demanded briefing on whether the USPTO has the right to intervene in an appeal from an inter partes reexamination decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Analog Devices filed for the inter partes review against Knowles’ U.S. Patent No. […]
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