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Legal Speak is a weekly podcast that makes sense of what's happening in the legal industry. Brought to you by's global network of reporters and editors, each episode tackles a subject that's worthy of a deep dive—from law firm profit hacks to Supreme Court showdowns to the most promising plays in legal tech. Hosted by editors Leigh Jones and Vanessa Blum, Legal Speak offers straight talk from experts, plus inside-the-newsroom perspective on market-shaping stories.

Oct 4, 2017

Duration: 00:17:19

The U.S. Supreme Court is taking a close look this term at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Most of the spotlight is on a constitutional challenge. But if that challenge fails, then a second, largely overlooked case will take center stage. intellectual property reporter Scott Graham talks with Latham & Watkins partner Bob Steinberg, about the potential impact for the patent landscape.