Institution Decisions for August 21, 2014

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Institution Decisions

In Finisar Corporation v. Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd., IPR2014-00461, Paper 9 (August 21, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1-27 of U.S. Patent No. 7,664,395 (all of the challenged claims).

In Finisar Corporation v. Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd., IPR2014-00462, Paper 9 (August 21, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 18 and 19 of U.S. Patent No. 8,089,683 (all of the challenged claims).

In Finisar Corporation v. Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd., IPR2014-00465, Paper 9 (August 21, 2014), the Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1, 29, 60, 66, 71–73, 76, and 91 of U.S. Patetn No. 8,335,033, but not as to challenged claims 2, 4, 5, 17–19, 22–28, 30, 31, 56, 58, 61–65, 67, 68, 70, 74, 75, 78, 89, and 90 (about 23% of the challenged claims).

Topics:  Inter Partes Review Proceedings, Patents

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

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