Law360 published an article titled “5 Tips For Saving Patents From The PTAB’s Ax,” offering tips from attorneys on how to defend patents before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney’s Intellectual Property Shareholder Charles F. Wieland offered insight on enlisting expert testimony to contribute to a strong argument before the board. "The arguments have to appear in 60 pages, so you want to back them up with an extensive, authoritative expert declaration," said Wieland, who represented Network-1 Security Solutions Inc. in a case where the board affirmed the validity of all of the challenged claims of the company's patent.

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