First Quality, Kimberly Clark Will Square Off Again Before Patent Board
(May 25, 2016, 10:02 AM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The longstanding legal dispute between two diaper makers shows no signs of ending, thanks to a May 19 decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) to institute inter partes review (IPR) of 29 claims of a patent directed to fastener performance (First Quality Baby Products LLC v. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc., No. IPR2016-00168, PTAB).
(Decision available. Document #16-160606-015Z.)
According to the PTAB, petitioner First Quality Baby Products LLC “has established a reasonable likelihood that it would prevail” in its challenge to claims...