Patent Board Rejects Claims Of Content Streaming Patent

(May 19, 2017, 11:54 AM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Claims 1-20 of a proposed patented method for quick content channel discovery, streaming content and switching from one content stream to another with minimal latency were rejected May 18 by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Ex parte Mika Kuulusa, No. 2016-007047, PTAB).

(Decision available.  Document #16-170605-013Z.)

According to the board, an examiner properly found that claims 1-8, 10-18 and 20 would have been obvious to a person of ordinary skill in the art in light of a combination of prior art U.S....
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