On Rehearing, Patent Board Finds New Ground To Reject Patent

Mealey's (October 13, 2016, 1:41 PM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A decision on rehearing from a September 2015 ruling that affirmed a patent examiner’s rejection of various claims of a universal tire pressure monitoring patent yielded a new ground of rejection on Oct. 12 (Continental Automotive Systems US Inc. v. Schrader Electronics Inc., No. 2014-007436, PTAB).

(Decision available.  Document #16-161017-017Z.)

According to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s latest decision, not only are claims 27, 34, 35, 45 and 46 of U.S. patent No. 7,518,495 still unpatentable in light of prior art U.S....
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