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Apple Takes Aim At Flexible Interface Patent In New Petition

(October 13, 2016, 1:15 PM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — In several petitions for inter partes review filed with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Oct. 11, Apple Inc. attacked the validity of a patent covering digital emulation (Petition for Inter Partes Review of U.S. patent No. 6,470,399, No. IPR2016-01839, PTAB).

(Petition available.  Document #16-161017-016C.)

According to Apple, the “purported novelty” of U.S. patent No. 6,470,399 is that “when attached to a host computer, the interface identifies itself as an ‘input/output device customary in a host device,’ such as a hard disk...
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