Reliance on Machine Translations Warrants Denial of IPR Petitions, PTAB Litigation Blog

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An IPR petitioner that relies on foreign language prior art must submit an English language translation of the reference along with an affidavit attesting to the accuracy of the translation.  In a recent IPR proceeding, a petitioner’s reliance on mere machine translations proved fatal to its petition.  Shenzhen Aurora Technology Co., Ltd. v. Putco, Inc., IPR2020-00670, Paper 10 (PTAB August 27, 2020)

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