Director Vidal Removes OpenSky and PQA from VLSI IPRs, Orders Sanctions, PTAB Litigation Blog
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On December 22, 2022, Director Kathi Vidal issued a pair of decisions in the OpenSky v. VLSI saga, dismissing OpenSky Industries LLC (“OpenSky”) and Patent Quality Assurance LCC (“PQA”) from their respective challenges of VLSI patents at the heart of a multi-billon dollar jury award against Intel. OpenSky Industries LLC v. VLSI Tech. LLC, IPR2021-01064, Paper 121 (PTAB Dec. 22, 2022); Patent Quality Assurance LLC v. VLSCI Tech. LLC, IPR2021-01229, Paper 102 (PTAB Dec. 22, 2022)(precedential).
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