Panel Including Director Iancu Institutes Unchallenged Petition for IPR, PTAB Litigation

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On September 6, 2019, a PTAB panel including USPTO Director Andrei Iancu instituted inter partes review ("IPR") of U.S. Patent No. 9,279,259 ("the '259 Patent"). The ‘259 Patent is directed to a tile lippage removal system and is owned by Russo Trading Company Inc. ("Russo").

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