PTAB Denies Institution of Nine IPR Petitions Filed by Apple Against Papst Licensing’s Patents on Interface Devices for Communication Between Camera Phones and Computers04/01/2017
DiNovo Price is pleased to announce a victory on behalf of our client Papst Licensing GmbH & Co., KG. In March and April 2017, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board denied institution of nine petitions for inter partes review filed by Apple, Inc. against Papst’s patents on interface devices for communication between camera phones and computers. The PTAB found that Apple had not established a reasonable likelihood that it would prevail with respect to any of the challenged claims of Papst’s U.S. Patent Nos. 6,470,399; 8,504,746; 8,966,144; and 9,189,437.
The Papst patents cover “an interface device for communication between a computer host device and a data transmit/receive device,” according to the decisions.
The cases are Apple, Inc. v. Papst Licensing GmbH & Co., KG., case numbers IPR2016-01840, - 01841, -01843, -01844, -01849, -01862, IPR2017-00154, -00156, and -00158, before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
DiNovo Price LLP is an Austin-based law firm that handles patent and antitrust litigation nationwide. DiNovo Price represents inventors, public corporations, privately held businesses, and consumers, both individually and in class actions.