Using a Suggestion of Interference as a Vehicle to Challenge a Competitor’s Patent Application

June 16, 2011

“Chico” Gholz recaps his strategy, published at 81 PTCJ 801, for using a suggestion of interference to undermine a competitor's patent application. Gholz underscores the need to consider this technique, along with those described in a PTCJ article published at 81 PTCJ 770, when confronted with a competitor's patent prosecution (6/10/11):