Microsoft’s Petition For Inter Partes Review Granted By Patent Board

(September 16, 2016, 9:39 AM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Sept. 14 revealed that it will review a patent covering teleconference technology, at the request of Microsoft Corp. (Microsoft Corp. v. Keith A. Raniere, No. IPR2016-00663, PTAB).

(Decision available. Document #16-160919-018Z.)

In granting the software giant’s petition for inter partes review (IPR), the board found that “Microsoft has demonstrated a reasonable likelihood of prevailing with respect to claims 1, 5, 7, 9, 12, and 21” of respondent Keith A. Raniere’s U.S. patent No. 7,215,752, which is...
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