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And, despite the opportunity for gamesmanship presented by ex parte reexamination, many accused infringers will choose inter partes review because it allows them to participate in the proceedings and it is more likely than ex parte reexamination to invalidate the patent.
(73) Inter partes reexamination proceedings were very similar to ex parte reexamination with the exception of third-party participation.
Today, ex parte reexamination is not the only, or even the most popular, administrative option for challenging the validity of issued patents.
issued 4887 ex parte reexamination certificates since 1981 as of
Ex Parte Reexamination, Post-Grant Review, and Inter Partes Review Before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
In an ex parte reexamination, only the applicant is entitled to appeal an adverse decision.
patentability," then ex parte reexamination of the patent will
A request for SE must be accompanied by a total fee of $16,500 for a large entity ($8,250 for small entity or $4,125 for micro entity), broken down as a fee of $4,400 for a large entity ($2,200 for small entity or $1,100 for micro entity) for processing and treating a request for supplemental examination; and a fee of $12,100 for a large entity ($6,050 for small entity or $3,025 for micro entity) for ex parte reexamination ordered as a result of a supplemental examination proceeding.
Another issue surrounding ex parte reexamination, post-grant review, and inter partes review is whether litigation is currently occurring or may begin while the reexamination or review is instigated.
CellFactors plc (Cambridge, England), which is developing therapeutic products derived from human cells, announces that it has received a Notice of Intent to Issue Ex Parte Reexamination Certificate from the United States Patent and Trademark Office upholding its key patent covering a method of producing and immortalising human neural cell lines.
Rather than litigating ST s claims before the court, InvenSense used the delaying tactic of filing requests for ex parte reexamination of ST s patents with the United Stated Patent and Trademark Office ( USPTO ), even though historically over 89% of reexamined patents are confirmed upon ex parte reexamination.
Administrative Proceedings in the Form of Ex Parte Reexamination, Post-Grant Review, and Inter Partes Review Proceedings before United States Patent and Trademark Office