Ericsson Nixes Some Claims of Intellectual Ventures Patent


Steven Spears and Matthew McCloskey are representing a major international mobile communications company before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, challenging a competitor’s patent for ensuring the reliability of a wireless system when a device is in motion. The PTAB authorized an inter partes review of the patent, finding that McDermott’s client established a reasonable likelihood that 10 of the 17 claims it is challenging are not patentable.