PTAB Victory Against Apple and ZTE on Behalf of e-Watch, Inc. Relating to Wireless Camera Phone Patent05/06/2016
DiNovo Price is pleased to announce a victory on behalf of our client e-Watch, Inc. On May 6, 2016, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued a 58-page final written decision on petitions for inter partes review filed by Apple, Inc. and ZTE Corporation against e-Watch’s wireless camera phone patent, finding that Apple and ZTE “have not shown by a preponderance of the evidence that any one of claims 1 – 8 [of U.S. Patent No. 7,365,871] is unpatentable.”
The e-Watch patent covers “image capture and transmission systems and is specifically directed to an image capture, compression, and transmission system for use in connection with land line and wireless telephone systems,” according to the decision.
The cases are Apple, Inc., ZTE Corporation, and ZTE (USA), Inc. v. e-Watch, Inc., case numbers IPR2015-00412 and IPR2015-01366, before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
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