Telebrands Seeks Post-Grant Review Of Container Filling Method Patent
(August 15, 2016, 12:05 PM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A system and method of filling containers with fluid should not have received a patent because what the patent claims is indefinite under 35 U.S. Code Section 112(b) as well as a violation of the written description requirement of Section 112(a), according to an Aug. 12 petition for post-grant review (PGR) filed with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Telebrands Corp. v. Tinnus Inc., No. PGR2016-00031, PTAB).
(Petition available. Document #16-160906-002C.)
At issue in the dispute is Tinnus Inc.’s U.S. patent No. 9,315,282....