• Shubham Rana

Explained: The PTAB and Post Grant Review

As a mechanism that protects new ideas and investments in innovation and creativity, the USPTO has various offices within, which serve specific functions, both to the general public and the organization itself. One such office is the PTAB. 

What is the PTAB?

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) is a body in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) which oversees and takes care of the adjudication of post-issuance trial proceedings of patents like inter partes review (IPR), post-grant review (PGR), and covered business method (CBM) review.