Hypermedia Navigation Patent Is Invalid, Netflix Says In New Petition
(September 16, 2016, 9:07 AM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Citing four pieces of allegedly invalidating prior art, Netflix Inc. on Sept. 15 sought inter partes review before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of a patent relating to the use of one device to select content for playback on another device (Netflix Inc. v. Convergent Media Solutions LLC, No. IPR2016-01812, PTAB).
(Petition available. Document #16-160919-020C.)
Netflix seeks cancellation of 1-5, 16, 18-20, 24, 32, 5 34-35, 37-38, 42, 44, 47, 50-55 and 58-60 of respondent Convergent Media Solutions LLC’s U.S. patent No....