Decision Kicking PUMA’s Petition Against Nike Designated Informative, PTAB Litigation Blog
As we noted here, the PTAB recently designated two 35 U.S.C. § 325(d) cases precedential and one informative. Here is an in depth review of the informative decision.
On October 31, 2019, the PTAB denied PUMA North America, Inc. (PUMA)’s petition for inter partes review of claims 1-6 of Nike, Inc. (Nike)’s U.S. Patent number 9,314,065 (the ’065 patent) directed to a sports shoe with cleats in IPR 2019-01042. On March 24, 2020, the PTAB designated its opinion denying institution as Informative.
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