Oracle Patent Will Face Inter Partes Review By Patent Board

(September 15, 2016, 9:18 AM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Six claims of a patent covering database query optimization will be the subject of an upcoming inter partes review (IPR), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board announced Sept. 14 (Realtime Data LLC v. Oracle International Corp., No. IPR2016-00695, PTAB).

(Decision available. Document #16-160919-015Z.)

In granting the petition for IPR by Realtime Data LLC, the board agreed that at least one of the challenged claims of respondent Oracle International Corp.’s U.S. patent No. 8,832,142 is likely invalid.

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The ‘142 patent notes that...
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