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USPTO Abuse Of Discretionary IPR Denials Must Be Cabined

Law360 published an op-ed by HTIA Executive Director Dave Jones. He writes about how the USPTO has embarked on a concerted effort to limit the availability of inter partes review (IPR) by asserting absolute discretion under Section 314(a) of the Patent Act, imposing restrictions on IPR that Congress rejected when enacting the America Invents Act. Read the full piece here.

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