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Reexam References Count In Section 325(d) Analysis, PTAB Litigation Blog

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The Board denied post grant review in Palo Alto Networks, Inc. v. Centripetal Networks, Inc. under 35 U.S.C. § 325(d) after applying the Advanced Bionics[1] framework as informed by the factors outlined in Becton.[2]  IPR2021-01520 (March 22, 2022).  The patent-in-question is US 9,686,193 (the ’193 patent), which was issued from a continuation of the application for US 9,124,552 (the ’552 patent).  Id. at 17.

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