"Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences Update: Ex Parte Scott Allen Weitzel," Brian D. Kenney, Esq.

In light of the increasing number of appeals, the increasing pendency periods, and the low rate of complete reversals by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), this article is to be the first of a series of decision reviews where the BPAI reverses the United States Patent and Trademark Office, in order to highlight successful patent appeal strategies and techniques. This article focuses specifically on Ex Parte Scott Allen Weitzel.a