Intellectual Property partner Brian V. Slater authored an article titled "Do American Indian Tribal Deals Shield Patent Owners from Inter Partes Review?" which appeared in the Kluwer Patent Blog on Nov. 1, 2017. The article provides an analysis of Allergan's deal with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe over patents to Allergan's Restasis dry eye treatment, and the potential outcomes and ramifications of the Saint Regis motion to dismiss the pending inter partes review of those patents.
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