What is required in a petition for IPR?

A petition for IPR must meet certain statutory requirements and include the following contents: payment of the USPTO fee; identification of all real parties in interest; grounds for standing; identification of each challenged claim and the basis for its invalidity (Section 102 or 103); claim construction for each challenged claim; specific explanations of the relevance of […]

Read More

How much does IPR cost?

A rough ballpark estimate of the costs of an inter partes review is approximately $300K to $600K.  That is by no means cheap, but may still be considered a bargain compared to the costs of defending a patent infringement litigation in federal court which could easily reach $1-4 million or more. If an IPR is instituted, USPTO […]

Read More