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Apple, Inc. v. ContentGuard Holdings Inc.

In a recent holding, the Board conducted a thorough covered business method (CBM) analysis when it denied institution of Apple’s petition for CBM review of McKool Smith client ContentGuard’s ’556 Patent. Read More>>

Corning Optical Communications RF, LLC v. PPC Broadband, Inc.

The PTAB recently denied part of a Joint Motion to Seal for being conclusory and containing “essentially no presentation of specific facts for meaningful analysis.” Read More>>

Microsoft Corp. v. Proxyconn Inc.

On June 16, 2015, the Federal Circuit issued the first reversal of a decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in an America Invents Act review when it determined that the Board used an unreasonably broad claim construction in its decision last year to invalidate eleven claims as anticipated or obvious. Read More>>