Patent Board Reconsiders, Reaffirms Rejection Of Various Patent Claims

Mealey's (July 26, 2016, 11:36 AM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Patent Trial and Appeal Board on July 25 agreed to reconsider its May 2016 rejection of 21 claims in a patent directed to software deployment but again affirmed an examiner’s rejection of the claims on obviousness grounds (Ex parte Jacob Taylor, et al., No. 014-006775, PTAB).

(Decision available. Document #16-160801-013Z.)

According to the board, the arguments raised by appellants Jacob Taylor, John Roberts, Clinton Oram, Lila Alexei Tretikov, Joseph L. Parsons and Sadek Baroudi are “unpersuasive.”

“Appellants fail to show that we...
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