Joinder Bid After Prior Petition Denial Fails, PTAB Litigation Blog
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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