McKool Smith principal Nick Matich provided commentary to Texas Lawyer's article, ""PTO Accepts Newly Formed LLC's Challenge to Review Patent Infringement Verdict Worth $675 Million." Nick discussed "the lack of any standing requirement in IPR challenges and why it was surprising to see the PTAB institute a post-verdict IPR challenge by an anonymous LLC. If IPR filings by anonymous LLCs after a jury finds a patent valid and infringed, become a common practice, it will sap the incentives to invest that patents should create." Read the article here.


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