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Surge of Interest Expected for PTAB Fast-Track Program, Law360

July 07, 2020

Morgan Lewis partner Erik Hawes spoke with Law360 about a new fast-track program for appeals announced by the US Patent and Trademark Office. In the piece, he discussed the impact of this new program. "My immediate reaction was thinking that I must have read it wrong, because for me personally, it's a pretty big deal," said Erik. "The difference between six months and 15 months to resolve an appeal is potentially a game changer, and I think it's probably something that I'll end up taking advantage of with my clients on a pretty regular basis."

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