Yet the general understanding is that TSM is still useful when considered in combination with other relevant factors in a given case.
This may be your only opportunity to prevent issuance of a patent that poses a threat to your business.
reminds us of the centrality of expert testimony in guiding a trial judge’s rulings and demonstrates that patentees can still win preliminary injunctions, notwithstanding recent trends to the contrary.
Achieving patent protection for an invention is a costly procedure.
As an alternative option to preissuance submissions and protests, the public can initiate a post-grant review or inter-partes review of the patent.
The benefit of these procedures over preissuance submissions and protests is that you have more participation in arguing that the patent should be held invalid.