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Slayden Grubert Beard PLLC Welcomes Accomplished Patent Trial Lawyer
Slayden Grubert Beard PLLC (SGB) is pleased to announce that Joseph (Joey) Gray has joined the Firm as a shareholder. Mr. Gray is an accomplished trial lawyer and patent attorney with over 15 years of experience trying bench and jury trials in district courts around the country, at the International Trade Commission, and before the Patent…Read more >
Increasingly Faster Ex Parte Appeals Before the USPTO – New Fast Track Appeal Program
by Jerry F. Suva Historically, patent practitioners regarded ex parte appeals of examiner decisions as very slow. These appeals, submitted to the Patent Trials and Appeal Board (PTAB) at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), often required several years of waiting for a decision. However, under Director Andrei Iancu, the decision time for…Read more >