Publications & Presentations
October 2, 2017
Patent Trial and Appeal Board Pharmaceutical Patent Invalidity Round-Up: Update on Wins, Losses, Appeals and Supreme Court Activity

October 2, 2017 | 3:45 PM | American Conference Institute's Paragraph IV Disputes Master Symposium| Chicago, IL

Polsinelli is proud to announce that Shareholder Taras A. Gracey will present at the American Conference Institute's Paragraph IV Disputes Master Symposium in Chicago, Illinois. The yearly event focuses on the latest developments affecting Abbreviated New Drug Application litigation.
  • Questioning the constitutionality of the PTAB’s ability to invalidate patents under Oil States v. Lee
  • Debating whether the PTAB is required to write an opinion on every ground or claim as per the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari in SAS Institute v. Lee
  • Survey of notable pharmaceutical patent wins and losses at the PTAB
  • Examining statistics for types of challenges bought and types of patents challenged
  • Developing parallel proceedings protocols
  • Update on activity of reverse patent trolls
  • Status of pending patent reform legislation