Saurabh Vishnubhakat

Texas A&M University School of Law

Professor of Law and Professor of Engineering

1515 Commerce St.

Fort Worth, TX 76102

United States

Duke University School of Law

Fellow, Center for Innovation Policy

Durham, NC

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Strategic Decision Making in Dual PTAB and District Court Proceedings

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 31, 2016, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-14, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-34
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 15 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2016
Saurabh Vishnubhakat, Arti K. Rai and Jay P. Kesan
Texas A&M University School of Law, Duke University School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 983 (32,007)

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patent, administrative, empirical, inter partes review, covered business method, collective action, America Invents Act, IPR, CBM, PTAB, USPTO, AIA

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The Truth About Design Patents

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1221 (2022), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-08
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Sarah Burstein and Saurabh Vishnubhakat
The University of Oklahoma College of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 354 (116,526)

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design, patent, empirical, application, rejection, litigation, enforcement, invalidation, USPTO, courts, ITC

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The Antitrusting of Patentability

Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2017, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-44
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 302 (138,134)

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rule of reason, per se, subject matter eligibility, validity, error cost, decision cost, antitrust, patent

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An Intentional Tort Theory of Patents

Florida Law Review, Vol. 68, 2016, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2016
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 290 (144,057)
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intellectual property, patent, infringement, intentional, tort, strict, liability, theory, trespass, notice, relevant, intent

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Of Smart Phone Wars and Software Patents

27 J. Econ. Persp. 67 (2013)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Stuart J.H. Graham and Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 252 (166,029)
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Certain Patents

16 Yale J.L. & Tech. 103 (2013)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Alan C. Marco and Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 192 (214,255)

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patents, uncertainty, litigation, innovation, event study

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What Patent Attorney Fee Awards Really Look Like

63 Duke L.J. Online 15 (2014)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 173 (234,406)

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patents, litigation, fee shifting, empirical

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Post-Grant Adjudication of Drug Patents: Agency and/or Court

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Forthcoming, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS21-36, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 21-36, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2021-34, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-31
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2022
Arti K. Rai, Saurabh Vishnubhakat, Jorge Lemus and Erik Hovenkamp
Duke University School of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law, University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign and University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 148 (266,716)

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patents, litigation, district court, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, drug, Orange Book

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When Biopharma Meets Software: Bioinformatics at the Patent Office

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 29, 2015, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-21, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-44, Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2016-37
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 May 2015 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2016
Saurabh Vishnubhakat and Arti K. Rai
Texas A&M University School of Law and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 134 (288,190)
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patent, examination, bioinformatics, software, USPTO, quality, empirical, team-based, invention

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When Can the Patent Office Intervene in its Own Cases?

NYU Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 73, No. 2, 2018, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-07
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2018
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 130 (294,747)

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Patent, Agency, Intervenor, Civil Procedure, Appeal, Administrative, Empirical, Inter Partes, Covered Business Method, Post Grant, Collective Action, America Invents Act, IPR, CBM, PTAB, USPTO, AIA

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Latent Traps in Patent Exhaustion after Quanta

Germeshausen Newsletter, Vol. 2010, No. 1
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 119 (314,694)

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patents, exhaustion, litigation, Quanta, Supreme Court

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Expired Patents

64 Cath. U. L. Rev. 419 (2015), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-49
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2016
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 117 (318,403)

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patents, innovation, public domain, empirical

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Response to the Proposed Changes to the Claim Construction Standard for Interpreting Claims in Trial Proceedings Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-32, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-35, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper, Stanford Public Law Working Paper, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 18-28
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
University of Richmond - School of Law, University of Missouri School of Law, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, Stanford Law School, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Duke University School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 112 (328,414)
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patent, innovation, intellectual property, PTAB, claim construction, broadest reasonable interpretation, BRI, Phillips

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Comment to the SEC in Support of the Enhanced Disclosure of Patent and Technology License Information

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2815618, Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2016-38, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 175
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2016
Santa Clara University - School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, The Conference Board, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Duke University School of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 110 (332,531)
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Patent, Innovation, Intellectual Property, SEC, License

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Gender Diversity in the Patent Bar

14 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 67 (2014)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
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patents, prosecution, gender, diversity, legal profession, empirical

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The Field of Invention

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 3, 2017 Forthcoming, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-64
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2016
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 105 (343,074)

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patent, administrative, agency, deference, classification, taxonomy, innovation, information, intellectual property, USPTO

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Disguised Patent Policymaking

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 76, 2019, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-35
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 22 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 104 (345,257)
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patent, administrative, agency, judicial review, America Invents Act, inter partes, post grant, Cuozzo, Oil States, SAS Institute, USPTO, PTAB, AIA, IPR, CBM, PGR

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Reconceiving the Patent Rocket Docket: An Empirical Study of Infringement Litigation 1985-2010

11 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 58 (2011)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 104 (345,257)
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Patent Law, Federal Litigation, Empirical Analysis

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patent, administrative, empirical, inter partes review, covered business method, collective action, America Invents Act, IPR, CBM, PTAB, USPTO, AIA

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Patent Inconsistency

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 97, No. 1, 2022, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-42
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 04 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2022
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 88 (383,822)

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patent, administrative, litigation, substitution, duplication, efficiency, America Invents Act, inter partes, post grant, NHK, Fintiv, USPTO, PTAB, ITC, AIA, IPR, CBM, PGR

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Renewed Efficiency in Administrative Patent Revocation

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 104, 2019, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-43
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 82 (400,351)

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patent, administrative, agency, inter partes, post grant, America Invents Act, SAS Institute, USPTO, PTAB, AIA, CBM, IPR

22.

Copyright's Administrative Law

Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Vol. 69, Forthcoming, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-11
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2022
Dave Fagundes and Saurabh Vishnubhakat
University of Houston Law Center and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 77 (415,060)

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copyright, office, administrative, agency, regulation, Hamiltonian, delegation, rulemaking, adjudication, property, allocation, USPTO

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What's It Worth to Keep a Secret?

Duke Law & Technology Review, Vol. 13, 2015, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-59
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2016
Gavin C. Reid, Nicola Searle and Saurabh Vishnubhakat
University of St Andrews, University of London - Goldsmiths College and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 77 (415,060)
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intellectual property, trade secrets, federal, criminal, economic espionage, firm size

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The Youngest Patent Validity Proceeding: Evaluating Post-Grant Review

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2016, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-09
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 76 (418,149)

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patent, administrative, empirical, post grant review, inter partes review, covered business method, collective action, America Invents Act, PGR, IPR, CBM, PTAB, USPTO, AIA

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The USPTO Patent Pro Bono Program

Cybaris® Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2015), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-74
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2016
Jennifer McDowell and Saurabh Vishnubhakat
United States Patent and Trademark Office and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 55 (492,090)

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patent, pro bono, USPTO, inventor, assistance

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Pre-Service Removal in the Forum Defendant’s Arsenal

47 Gonz. L. Rev. 147 (2011)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 44 (540,271)

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Federal Courts, Litigation, Civil Procedure

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The Porous Court-Agency Border in Patent Law

Akron Law Review, Vol. 51, 2018, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-47
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2021
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 42 (549,988)

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patent, agency, appeal, administrative, substitution, Cuozzo, Wi-Fi One, inter partes, covered business method, post grant, America Invents Act, IPR, CBM, PTAB, USPTO, AIA

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Cognitive Economy and the Trespass Fallacy: A Response to Professor Mossoff

65 Fla. L. Rev. Online 38 (2014)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 May 2014
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 39 (565,030)

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intellectual property, property, patent, trespass, notice, indeterminacy

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The Non-Doctrine of Redundancy

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 33, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-31
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 34 (591,758)

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patent, administrative, inter partes review, redundancy, USPTO, IPR, PTAB

30.

The Normative Molecule: Patent Rights and DNA

HYLE International Journal for Philosophy of Chemistry, Vol. 26, 2020, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-27
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2020
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 33 (597,495)

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patent, DNA, biotechnology, Myriad, genetic, genomic, innovation

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The Growing Public Domain in Medicine

15 Colum. Sci. & Tech. L. Rev. 293 (2014)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2014
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
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patents, innovation, public domain, human rights

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The Mixed Case for a PTAB Off-Ramp

Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property, Vol. 19, Forthcoming, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-10
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2019
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
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patent, administrative, revocation, retroactive, amendment, data, Aqua Products, USPTO, PTAB

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patent, administrative, empirical, inter partes review, covered business method, collective action, America Invents Act, IPR, CBM, PTAB, USPTO, AIA

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Protecting the Public from Itself: The Unconstitutional ‘Say No to Drug Ads’ Act

Washington Legal Foundation Legal Backgrounder, Vol. 25, No. 7, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Prescription Drug Advertising, Commercial Speech

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Administrative Revocation in Trademark Law

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE LAW AND ECONOMICS OF TRADEMARKS, Glynn S. Lunney, Jr., ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2022, Forthcoming, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-07
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2022
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law
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trademark, patent, intellectual property, revocation, court, agency, USPTO, administrative, adjudication

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Response to the Request for Comments and Notice of Public Hearings on the Report Required by the SUCCESS Act of 2018

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Jul 2019
Alexandra Fuchs, Lora Elkins-Naismith and Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University (TAMU), School of Law, Students, Texas A&M University (TAMU), School of Law, Students and Texas A&M University School of Law
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patent, innovation, intellectual property, diversity, women, STEM, pipeline

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patent, infringement, direct, indirect, induced, contributory, Commil, Cisco, Global-Tech, SEB, Limelight, Akamai, strict liability, tort

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patent, administrative, USPTO, Section 145, APA, BPAI, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences, PTAB, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Hyatt, Kappos

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patent, administrative, inter partes review, America Invents Act, IPR, PTAB, USPTO, AIA

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Constitutional Structure in the Patent Office

Posted: 07 Jan 2022
Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Texas A&M University School of Law

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patent, administrative, constitution, appointments clause, due process, judicial review, agency, America Invents Act, inter partes, post grant, Cuozzo, Oil States, SAS, Thryv, Arthrex