EBay Seeks Inter Partes Review Of Graphic User Interface Patent

(September 23, 2016, 12:50 PM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — In a Sept. 22 petition for inter partes review filed with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, eBay Inc. and others allege that a graphic user interface (GUI) patent is invalid under 35 U.S. Code Section 103 (eBay Inc., et al., v. Global Equity Management Pty. Ltd., No. IPR2016-01828, PTAB).

(Petition available. Document #16-161003-011C.)

EBay and co-petitioners Alibaba.com Hong Kong Ltd. and Booking.com B.V. assert that U.S. patent No. 6,690,400, owned by respondent Global Equity Management Pty. Ltd., would have been obvious to...
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