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Unified Patents’ Institution Decision Gives Insight to PTAB’s Real Party in Interest Analysis

Those watching decisions from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) have observed¬†a trend where a patent owner challenges an IPR petition based on alleged defects in the petition’s identification of real parties in interest (RPI) to the … Continue reading

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Patent Board Denies First Data Corp. IPR Petitions Based on Real Party In Interest and One-Year Bar

October 21, 2014 In 2013, Cardsoft, LLC (Patent Owner) sued First Data Corp. (Petitioner) and First Data Merchant Services Corp. for patent infringement in the Eastern District of Texas, serving its¬†complaint on May 2, 2013. ¬†(Cardsoft (Assignment for the Benefit … Continue reading

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