What is a patent reexamination?

What is an ex parte (1-sided) patent reexamination request? Suppose you have at least $500,000 to spend challenging a patent. With a sizable budget, you can pursue litigation-like options such as Post Grant Review (PGR) or Inter Partes Review (IPR). But, what if you don’t have hundreds of thousands of dollars to spend? An ex […]

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How to challenge patents (with lower costs)

What are less expensive ways to challenge patents? As a patent attorney, it’s my job to protect innovation. Innovation is wonderful, but so is fair competition. Competition, in general, is good for consumers because it raises the level of quality and lowers prices. Fair competition respects the valid IP rights of innovators. Just as there […]

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