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SGB – Lead and Local Counsel for Patent Cases in the Western District of Texas (Austin and Waco)
Slayden Grubert Beard is a trusted partner of clients and law firms involved in patent infringement cases in our home forum, the Waco and Austin Divisions of the Western District of Texas. We are experienced lead and local counsel, and we welcome the opportunity to help you navigate the unique procedures and personalities of our…Read more >
PTAB DISCRETION TO DENY INSTITUTION OF INTER PARTES REVIEW
The PTAB has discretion under 35 U.S.C. § 314(a) to deny institution based on parallel district court proceedings. “[T]he Board takes a holistic view of whether efficiency and integrity of the system are best served by denying or instituting review” by analyzing six factors: whether the court granted a stay or evidence exists that one may be granted…Read more >