-Inter partes review
-Petitions: drafted for contingent use; filed, with no asserted claims surviving.
-Preliminary responses to petitions against patents-in-suit; PTAB decided not to institute reviews.
-Successfully argued to judges including on appeal to Federal Circuit.
-Deposed & defended experts.
-In inter parties reexamination, obtained allowance of original claims without resorting to
amendments or supporting declaration.
-Registered patent attorney
-Required for lead counsel.
-Engineering degrees (electrical).
-Industry engineering experience.
-Advised in broad range of hardware & software technologies.
Post-grant proceedings, for example inter partes reviews, are conducted in the Patent Office before a panel of three patent judges with technical/scientific backgrounds (the PTAB). Discovery (including depositions) is limited. Appeals from the PTAB are to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.