As a complement to Chadbourne's strengths in patent litigation and patent prosecution, Chadbourne has built a strong reexamination, inter partes review (IPR) and post grant review team to service its clients' needs. These proceedings are a new form of administrative litigation for challenging the validity of an issued patent in a 12-18-month proceeding before a panel of administrative law judges. Chadbourne has broad experience in such matters and works closely with our clients to develop offensive and defensive strategies to achieve success in these administrative examination proceedings.
Our services include:
- Patent invalidity searches
- Patent reexamination, IPR and post grant review opening and responsive briefing
- Discovery and trial practice
Inter Partes Review Defense
Chadbourne successfully assisted a world-renowned media company defend a challenge to its patents in an IPR proceeding. The IPR petition was denied and a number of claims survived the board's final written decision.
Paul Tanck, chair of the Firm's Intellectual Property Group, has been involved in litigating, licensing, and developing IP portfolios in a wide range of technologies extending across industrial control systems, computer software and hardware, integrated circuits, debit/credit card technologies,...