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

Guidance for the conduct of trial proceedings

PTAB End to End

Tools for filing in or searching for AIA cases

FAQs

Frequently asked questions about trials

 

 

 

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