PTAB Victory Against NetApp, Inc. on Behalf of KOM Software, Inc. Relating to Patents on Restricting Access to a Storage Medium09/22/2020
DiNovo Price is pleased to announce a victory on behalf of our client KOM Software, Inc (“KOM”). On August 17, 2020 and September 22, 2020, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) issued its final written decisions on three petitions for inter partes review filed by NetApp, Inc. against KOM’s U.S. Patent Nos. 6,654,864 and 9,361,243 relating to restricting access to a storage medium. The PTAB found that multiple claims of U.S. Patent 6,654,864 and U.S. Patent 9,361,243 “have not been shown to be unpatentable.”
The KOM patents cover “a method of providing restricted write access on a data storage medium,” according to the decisions.
The cases are NetApp, Inc v. KOM Software, Inc., case numbers IPR2019-00594, IPR2019-00607, and IPR2019-00608, before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
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