Title 37

PART 42

Part 42 - Trial Practice Before The Patent Trial And Appeal Board

PART 42 - TRIAL PRACTICE BEFORE THE PATENT TRIAL AND APPEAL BOARD Authority:35 U.S.C. 2(b)(2), 6, 21, 23, 41, 135, 311, 312, 316, 321-326; Pub. L. 112-29, 125 Stat. 284; and Pub. L. 112-274, 126 Stat. 2456. Source:77 FR 48669, Aug. 14, 2012, unless otherwise noted.

37:1.0.1.3.12.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - Trial Practice and Procedure
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214SUBJGRP 214
   General
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.1SECTION 42.1
   42.1 Policy.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.2SECTION 42.2
   42.2 Definitions.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.3SECTION 42.3
   42.3 Jurisdiction.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.4SECTION 42.4
   42.4 Notice of trial.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.5SECTION 42.5
   42.5 Conduct of the proceeding.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.6SECTION 42.6
   42.6 Filing of documents, including exhibits; service.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.7SECTION 42.7
   42.7 Management of the record.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.8SECTION 42.8
   42.8 Mandatory notices.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.9SECTION 42.9
   42.9 Action by patent owner.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.10SECTION 42.10
   42.10 Counsel.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.11SECTION 42.11
   42.11 Duty of candor; signing papers; representations to the Board; sanctions.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.12SECTION 42.12
   42.12 Sanctions.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.13SECTION 42.13
   42.13 Citation of authority.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.214.14SECTION 42.14
   42.14 Public availability.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.215SUBJGRP 215
   Fees
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.215.15SECTION 42.15
   42.15 Fees.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.216SUBJGRP 216
   Petition and Motion Practice
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.216.16SECTION 42.20
   42.20 Generally.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.216.17SECTION 42.21
   42.21 Notice of basis for relief.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.216.18SECTION 42.22
   42.22 Content of petitions and motions.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.216.19SECTION 42.23
   42.23 Oppositions and replies.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.216.20SECTION 42.24
   42.24 Type-volume or page-limits for petitions, motions, oppositions, and replies.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.216.21SECTION 42.25
   42.25 Default filing times.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.217SUBJGRP 217
   Testimony and Production
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.217.22SECTION 42.51
   42.51 Discovery.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.217.23SECTION 42.52
   42.52 Compelling testimony and production.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.217.24SECTION 42.53
   42.53 Taking testimony.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.217.25SECTION 42.54
   42.54 Protective order.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.217.26SECTION 42.55
   42.55 Confidential information in a petition.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.217.27SECTION 42.56
   42.56 Expungement of confidential information.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.217.28SECTION 42.57
   42.57 Privilege for patent practitioners.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.217.29SECTION 42.61
   42.61 Admissibility.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.217.30SECTION 42.62
   42.62 Applicability of the Federal rules of evidence.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.217.31SECTION 42.63
   42.63 Form of evidence.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.217.32SECTION 42.64
   42.64 Objection; motion to exclude.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.217.33SECTION 42.65
   42.65 Expert testimony; tests and data.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.218SUBJGRP 218
   Oral Argument, Decision, and Settlement
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.218.34SECTION 42.70
   42.70 Oral argument.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.218.35SECTION 42.71
   42.71 Decision on petitions or motions.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.218.36SECTION 42.72
   42.72 Termination of trial.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.218.37SECTION 42.73
   42.73 Judgment.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.218.38SECTION 42.74
   42.74 Settlement.
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.219SUBJGRP 219
   Certificate
37:1.0.1.3.12.1.219.39SECTION 42.80
   42.80 Certificate.
37:1.0.1.3.12.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Inter Partes Review
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.220SUBJGRP 220
   General
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.220.1SECTION 42.100
   42.100 Procedure; pendency. .
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.220.2SECTION 42.101
   42.101 Who may petition for inter partes review.
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.220.3SECTION 42.102
   42.102 Time for filing.
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.220.4SECTION 42.103
   42.103 Inter partes review fee.
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.220.5SECTION 42.104
   42.104 Content of petition.
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.220.6SECTION 42.105
   42.105 Service of petition.
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.220.7SECTION 42.106
   42.106 Filing date.
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.220.8SECTION 42.107
   42.107 Preliminary response to petition.
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.221SUBJGRP 221
   Instituting Inter Partes Review
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.221.9SECTION 42.108
   42.108 Institution of inter partes review.
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.222SUBJGRP 222
   After Institution of Inter Partes Review
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.222.10SECTION 42.120
   42.120 Patent owner response.
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.222.11SECTION 42.121
   42.121 Amendment of the patent.
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.222.12SECTION 42.122
   42.122 Multiple proceedings and Joinder.
37:1.0.1.3.12.2.222.13SECTION 42.123
   42.123 Filing of supplemental information.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Post-Grant Review
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.223SUBJGRP 223
   General
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.223.1SECTION 42.200
   42.200 Procedure; pendency.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.223.2SECTION 42.201
   42.201 Who may petition for a post-grant review.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.223.3SECTION 42.202
   42.202 Time for filing.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.223.4SECTION 42.203
   42.203 Post-grant review fee.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.223.5SECTION 42.204
   42.204 Content of petition.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.223.6SECTION 42.205
   42.205 Service of petition.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.223.7SECTION 42.206
   42.206 Filing date.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.223.8SECTION 42.207
   42.207 Preliminary response to petition.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.224SUBJGRP 224
   Instituting Post-Grant Review
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.224.9SECTION 42.208
   42.208 Institution of post-grant review.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.225SUBJGRP 225
   After Institution of Post-Grant Review
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.225.10SECTION 42.220
   42.220 Patent owner response.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.225.11SECTION 42.221
   42.221 Amendment of the patent.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.225.12SECTION 42.222
   42.222 Multiple proceedings and Joinder.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.225.13SECTION 42.223
   42.223 Filing of supplemental information.
37:1.0.1.3.12.3.225.14SECTION 42.224
   42.224 Discovery.
37:1.0.1.3.12.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Transitional Program for Covered Business Method Patents
37:1.0.1.3.12.4.226.1SECTION 42.300
   42.300 Procedure; pendency.
37:1.0.1.3.12.4.226.2SECTION 42.301
   42.301 Definitions.
37:1.0.1.3.12.4.226.3SECTION 42.302
   42.302 Who may petition for a covered business method patent review.
37:1.0.1.3.12.4.226.4SECTION 42.303
   42.303 Time for filing.
37:1.0.1.3.12.4.226.5SECTION 42.304
   42.304 Content of petition.
37:1.0.1.3.12.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Derivation
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.226SUBJGRP 226
   Instituting Derivation Proceeding
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.226.1SECTION 42.400
   42.400 Procedure; pendency
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.226.2SECTION 42.401
   42.401 Definitions.
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.226.3SECTION 42.402
   42.402 Who may file a petition for a derivation proceeding.
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.226.4SECTION 42.403
   42.403 Time for filing.
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.226.5SECTION 42.404
   42.404 Derivation fee.
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.226.6SECTION 42.405
   42.405 Content of petition.
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.226.7SECTION 42.406
   42.406 Service of petition.
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.226.8SECTION 42.407
   42.407 Filing date.
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.226.9SECTION 42.408
   42.408 Institution of derivation proceeding.
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.227SUBJGRP 227
   After Institution of Derivation Proceeding
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.227.10SECTION 42.409
   42.409 Settlement agreements.
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.227.11SECTION 42.410
   42.410 Arbitration.
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.227.12SECTION 42.411
   42.411 Common interests in the invention.
37:1.0.1.3.12.5.227.13SECTION 42.412
   42.412 Public availability of Board records.