Board institutes IPR against Becton, Dickinson and Company patent

December 1, 2014 – Administrative Patent Judges Phillip J. Kauffman, Hyun J. Jung, and Mitchell G. Weatherly decided to institute Petitioner Excelsior Medical Corporations’s request for an inter partes review of Patent Owner Becton, Dickinson and Company’s U.S. Patent No. 8,740,864 B2, entitled “Patient fluid line access valve antimicrobial cap/cleaner.” This decision pertains to IPR2014-00880.

By: Margaret A. Scoolidge

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