Patent Board Turns Away Challenge Of Remote Device Management Patent

(September 21, 2016, 10:08 AM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.’s claim that a patented remote device management method and system is invalid pursuant to 35 U.S. Code Section 103(a) was rejected Sept. 19 by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. v. Koninklijke KPN N.V., No. IPR2016-00808, PTAB).

(Decision available. Document #16-161003-005Z.)

According to the board, Samsung failed to show that respondent Koninklijke KPN N.V.’s U.S. patent No. 8,886,772 is likely obvious over a combination of prior art references identified, including “Bates” and “Bauchot,” “in view...
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