Patent Board Partly Grants Samsung Petition For Patent Review
(July 13, 2016, 12:12 PM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Assertions by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. that a data stream error detection patent is invalid pursuant to 35 U.S. Code Sections 102(a), 102(b) and 103(a) have merit, in part, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board concluded July 8 (Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. v. Koninklijke KPN N.V., No. IPR2016-00392, PTAB).
(Decision available. Document #16-160718-014Z.)
According to the board, Samsung is likely to prevail on its challenge of Koninklijke KPN N.V. (KPN)’s U.S. patent No. 6,212,662 with regard to patent claims 1 and 2, but...