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In LG Electronics, Inc., v. NFC Technology LLC, IPR2014-00959 , Paper 3 (Julu 3. 2014), the Board granted the Petition a filing date, but pointed out that the font was incorrect and Petition failed to certifiy that the patent was subject to inter partes review.  Petitioner was given five business days to make correction.  The Board called the Petitioner’s attention to 37 C.F.R. § 42.6(a)(2)(ii)(A):

(ii) Either a proportional or monospaced font may be used:

   (A) The proportional font must be 14-point or larger, and
   (B) The monospaced font must not contain more than four characters per centimeter (ten characters per inch);

see also Frequently Asked Questions, G12:

G12

In Ericsson Inc. v. Intellectual Ventures I LLC,  IPR2014-00958, Paper 4 (July 3, 2014), the Board granted a filing date, but gave the petitioner five business days to sequentially number the pages of its exhbits (37 C.F.R. § 42.63(d)(2)(i)) and eliminate the arguments from its claim charts.

In NHK Seating of America, Inc. v. Lear Corporation, IPR2014-00957, Paper 4 (July 2, 2014), the Board granted a filing date to the petition, but gave the petitioner five business days to elimnate the arguments from its claim charts.

In Skechers USA, Inc. v. Aura Technologies, LLC, IPR2014-00955, Paper 3 (July 2, 2014), the Board granted a filing date to the petition, but gave the petitioner five business days to elimnate the arguments from its claim charts.

Watch those details, the Board is!

 

Topics:  Inter Partes Review Proceedings, Patent Litigation, Patents

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

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