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Discretionary Denials of Petitions for Inter Partes Review at the PTAB

April 13, 2020

Three recent decisions—designated precedential and informative—provide new guidance regarding discretionary denial of an IPR petition. These recent developments continue to follow the Board’s recent trend of increasing scrutiny of petitions, in particular to so-called “follow-on” petitions. The decisions also confirm that requests for discretionary denial must be made with specificity—generalized statements of the facts underlying the request will not suffice.

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