IP Litigation Attorneys Examine Discovery in Post-AIA Patent Challenges before USPTO

On Oct. 16, Inside Counsel magazine published an article by IP litigation partner Steve Baughman and IP litigation counsel Paul Schoenhard entitled “Understanding discovery in administrative post-grant proceedings at the Patent & Trademark Office.” The article reviews the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) management of discovery in post-grant proceedings. The post-grant patent challenge proceedings were created by Leahy-Smith America Invents Act of 2011 (AIA).