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The PTAB at five: reduced leverage for NPEs

By Jonathan Stroud

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board celebrated its fifth birthday in September and continues to provide an efficient and cost-effective way to challenge questionable patents. It has its critics – most notably, those who enriched themselves under the old system

I recommend... that further restraints be imposed on the issue of patents to wrongful claimants, and further guards provided against fraudulent exactions of fees by persons possessed of patents” – Letter from James Madison to Congress, April 11 1816

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