Trials

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Information about proceedings conducted by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, including inter partes review, post-grant review, the transitional post-grant review for covered business method patents, derivations, and interferences.

 

Statutes and rules

America Invents Act (AIA) trials, statutes, and rules; amendments to the rules; reference guide to statutes; and final rules and the practice guide

Representative orders, decisions and notices

Orders, decisions and notices from AIA trials designated as representative 

AIA trial types

Comparison of and descriptions for AIA trial types

Interferences

Resources for interference practice

Hearings

Hearing procedures and calendars

Statistics

AIA trial statistics

Guidance for MTA

Motion to Amend (MTA) practice guidance

PTAB End to End

Tools for filing in or searching for AIA cases

Guidance for SAS

SAS practice guidance

AIA Trials and PTAB E2E FAQs

Frequently asked questions in AIA Trials and PTAB E2E

 

 

Please send any suggestions regarding the Trials Process to the Board at PTABAIATrialSuggestions@uspto.gov.