What is required in a petition for IPR?

What are IPR petition requirements? IPR stands for Inter Partes Review which is a proceeding held before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the USPTO to challenge the validity of a patent. A petition for IPR must meet certain statutory requirements and include the following contents: payment of the USPTO fee; identification of all […]

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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 […]

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