Joinder Bid After Prior Petition Denial Fails, PTAB Litigation Blog

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After being sued by Uniloc in April 2018 for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,467,088 (“Reconfiguration Manager for Controlling Upgrades of Electronic Devices”), Apple challenged claims 1-21 of that patent at the PTAB in October of that year in IPR2019-00056.  That petition was denied on the merits in April 2019, with the panel finding that Apple’s petition did not show a reasonable likelihood of prevailing.  The denial was upheld on rehearing in July 2019.

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