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Sovereign Immunity as Applied by PTAB in Inter Partes Reviews
September 6, 2017

Volpe and Koenig co-founder  Anthony S. Volpe and law clerk Kevin P. Proud discuss the state assertion of sovereign immunity in The Legal Intelligencer. Tony and Kevin note that, “state assertion of sovereign immunity is not new in federal court patent litigation and recent decisions from the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) appear to signify that state actors will have sovereign immunity protection for a patent challenged in an inter partes review (IPR). .”

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