Irwin IP Case Of The Week

ASSIGNOR ESTOPPEL DOES NOT APPLY TO IPRS

The Federal Circuit held that an inventor could challenge his or her own patent via an inter partes review (“IPR”) based on the plain language of the statute authorizing IPRs.  Arista Networks, Inc. (“Arista”) filed a petition for IPR of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,340,597 (“the ’597 patent”),

Read More