The cost of doubling up: An economic assessment of duplication in PTAB proceedings and patent infringement litigation

The cost of doubling up: An economic assessment of duplication in PTAB proceedings and patent infringement litigation

Anne Layne-Farrar
Antitrust & IP

With the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings are constitutional, Anne Layne Farrar considers whether PTAB proceedings have lived up to their policy promise. In this article published in Landslide, Anne Layne-Farrar analyzes five years of inter partes review (IPR) trials and suggests the goal of an alternative to district court litigation has fallen short.

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