PTAB Accepts Petition to Review USB Patent
shot by IP News Shots / 7:08 pm on 18 February, 2021
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) accepted a petition for review of a USB patent by Western Digital Corp. against inventor Martin Kuster. The review petition was accepted by the board despite Kuster’s argument asserting a parallel lawsuit proceeding involving the same patent at the US District Court for the Western District of Texas. The inventor stated that the PTAB should use its discretion to reject the review petition since the trial is scheduled for November, more than three months before the board would pronounce its ruling. However, the PTAB stated that the date for the legal proceeding may not be rigidly set and can be changed.
Read More at: https://www.law360.com/articles/1355983/ptab-to-review-usb-patent-set-for-nov-trial-in-wdtx
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