Category Archives: Reexamination

Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd. v. iOnRoad, Ltd.

Docket No. 2017-1984 LOURIE, CLEVENGER, REYNA June 12, 2018 Non-precedential Brief summary: Board decision following inter partes reexamination affirming the examiner’s rejection of Mobileye’s claim for estimating a time-of-contact between a moving vehicle and an obstacle” as obvious affirmed. Summary: … Continue reading

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01 Communique Laboratory, Inc. (CL) v. Citrix Systems, Inc. et al.

Docket No. 2017-1869 NEWMAN, MAYER, STOLL April 26, 2018 Brief summary: DC order denying CL’s motion for a new trial regarding the alleged infringement of US 6,928,479 relating to “private communicaton portal[s]” by Citrix’s GoToMyPC product affirmed. Summary: CL appealed … Continue reading

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Knowles Electronics LLC v. Andrei Iancu (USPTO)

Docket No. 2016-1954 NEWMAN (D), CLEVENGER, WALLACH April 6, 2018 Brief summary: PTAB claim construction and affirmance of examiner’s obviousness rejections following reexamination requested by Analog Devices affirmed. FN2 explains that the PTO had the right to intervene after Analog … Continue reading

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In re: Power Integrations, Inc.

Docket No. 2017-1304 MOORE, MAYER, STOLL March 19, 2018 Brief summary: PTAB claim construction and resultant anticipation decisions regarding PI’s ‘876 patent reversed (“[t]he board has had two opportunities to come up with a sustainable interpretation that differs from the … Continue reading

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Knowles Electronics LLC v. Cirrus Logic et al.

Docket No. 2016-2010 NEWMAN (D), WALLACH, CHEN March 1, 2018 Brief summary: PTAB decision affirming rejection of Knowles’s claims as anticipated or lacking written description (proposed amended claims) affirmed. Summary: Knowles appealed PTAB decision following inter partes reexamination affirming the … Continue reading

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Smith & Nephew, Inc., Covidien LP v. Hologic, Inc.

Docket No. 2017-1008 DYK, SCHALL, REYNA January 30, 2018 Non-precedential Brief summary: Board’s decision of one anticipation and two obviousness rejections affirmed; another obviousness rejection reversed and remanded as being based on non-analogous art. Summary: S&N appealed Board decision affirming … Continue reading

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In Re: Janssen Biotech, Inc., New York Univ.

Docket No. 2017-1257 PROST, REYNA, WALLACH January 23, 2018 Brief summary: The FC panel affirmed the Board obviousness-type double patenting decision since “a patent owner can[not] retroactively bring the challenged patent within the scope of the § 121 safe harbor … Continue reading

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