Administrative Patent Judge Denies US Endodontics, LLC’s Motion to File a Reply and Sur-Reply

December 7, 2015 – On December 3, 2015 Administrative Patent Judge Timothy J. Goodson denied Petitioner, US Endodontic’s request to file a reply and sur-reply to Patent Owner, Gold Standard Instruments, LLC’s preliminary response, finding that any additional briefing would not aid the Board in rendering a decision on institution. This matter concerns U.S. Patent No. 8,876,991, titled “Dental and Medical Instruments Comprising Titanium” and is pending before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, PGR2015-00019.

By: Giancarlo L. Scaccia

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