Patent Owner in Standard-Essential Patent Pool Has Standing to Appeal, PTAB Litigation Blog
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. ("Samsung") petitioned for inter partes review ("IPR") of U.S. Patent No. 8,917,772 ("the ‘772 Patent"), which is owned by Infobridge and is directed to encoding and decoding video data. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“the Board”) instituted review as to all challenged claims. The Board’s decisions relied on prior art combinations including a High Efficiency Coding Standard reference titled the “WD4 reference,” which was jointly developed by Joint Collaborative Team on Video Coding ("JCT-VC").
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