On February 9, 2022, Ha Kung Wong co-authored “What Does USPTO Director Review Really Change?” in Managing Intellectual Property. The following is an excerpt:
After the US Supreme Court created the director review procedure in June 2021 with its US v Arthrex opinion, a key concern for practitioners was the practical effect the new process might have on inter partes review and post-grant review proceedings. To find out exactly what kind of impact the decision had, we examined what happened in the first five months after the director review was established.
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