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Can a patent issued before Alice, but suspect of not meeting its standards now, be invalidated at the PTAB?

The process to invalidate a patent if the owner does not attempt to enforce it is an Inter Partes Review. They kill from 40%-70% of claims they encounter depending upon who’s method of analysis you ...
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For an appeal to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), what is the precise meaning of "twice rejected"?

35 U.S.C. 134 Appeal to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. “(a) PATENT APPLICANT.— An applicant for a patent, any of whose claims has been twice rejected . . .” If the claims are completely ...
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Since PTAB has been formed, what percentage of patents have been invalided due to being retroactively deemed "Obvious"?

The easy statistics for me to find were based on finding one or more claims invalid. That might be due to subject matter, novelty or obviousness issues. A group called US Inventors, who are very ...
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Can someone explain how PTAB invaliated Molly Metz's jump rope patent?

From one article “But the board disagreed, saying in its decision on Jump Rope Systems' U.S. Patent No. 7,789,809 that it was persuaded by the testimony of Rogue Fitness' expert that a skilled artisan ...
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