Proposed Resolution Supporting USPTO Rule Addressing Petition Contents and Discovery Practice Re: Real Parties in Interest

//Proposed Resolution Supporting USPTO Rule Addressing Petition Contents and Discovery Practice Re: Real Parties in Interest

Proposed Resolution Supporting USPTO Rule Addressing Petition Contents and Discovery Practice Re: Real Parties in Interest

Proposed Resolution Supporting USPTO Rule Addressing Petition Contents and Discovery Practice Re: Real Parties in Interest

RESOLVED, that IPO supports the establishment of a rule that grants the patent owner discovery where the patent owner presents evidence that plausibly raises an issue as to whether an unnamed entity, who is time-barred under 35 U.S.C. § 315(b), is a real party-in-interest of the petitioner or privy of the petitioner with respect to the patent at issue.