Inter Partes Review Of Oft-Litigated Patent Requested In New Petition
(July 27, 2016, 3:14 PM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A patent that forms the basis of more than 38 lawsuits still pending in two different jurisdictions is invalid pursuant to 35 U.S. Code Section 103, according to a petition for inter partes review filed July 22 with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Unified Patents Inc. v. Harry Heslop, et al., No. IPR2016-01464, PTAB).
(Petition available. Document #16-160801-019C.)
According to Unified Patents Inc., U.S. patent No. 7,454,002 — owned by Harry Heslop and licensed exclusively to SportBrain Holdings LLS — has been...