PTAB allows corrected signature page to be filed late

February 18, 2015 –  The USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) allowed petitioner to refile an exhibit to its IPR petition to correct the blank signature page, finding it was a “clerical error” under 37 C.F.R. § 42.104(c).  Petition for Inter Partes Review by GN Resound A/S, IPR2015-00103 (PTAB) against patent owner Oticon A/S, regarding US patent 8,300,863, entitled “Hearing device and method for a wireless receiving and/or sending of data.”

By:  Scott A. McMurry