Ex Parte Reexamination Victory Against Samsung on Behalf of Papst Licensing Relating to Patent on Interface Devices for Communication Between Camera Phones and Computers06/28/2019
DiNovo Price is pleased to announce a victory on behalf of our client Papst Licensing GmbH & Co., KG. On August 1, 2018, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Nikon Corporation, Nikon, Inc., Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Corp. of North America, JVCKenwood Corp., JVC Company of North America, FujiFilm Corp., FujiFilm North America Corp., and Sanyo Co. Ltd. filed a Request for Ex Parte Reexamination of Papst’s U.S. Patent No. 6,865,449 (’449 patent”) with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”), asserting that claims 1 - 18 of the ’449 patent were invalid and unpatentable. On June 28, 2019, the PTO issued its Notice of Intent to Issue Reexam Certificate, confirming the patentability of claims 1 - 18 of U.S. Patent No. 6,865,449.
The Papst patent covers an interface device for communication between a computer host device and a data transmit/receive device.
The decision is stated in Notice of Intent to Issue Ex Parte Reexamination Certificate, Application Control No. 90/0114,174, before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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