PTAB lifts reexamination stay

February 26, 2015 –  The USPTO lifted its stay of a reexamination due to dwindling patent term.  The case is Petition for Inter Partes Review by GEA Process Engineering, Inc., IPR2014-00043 (PTAB), for US Patent 6,475,435 entitled “Apparatus and method for providing sterilization zones in an aseptic packaging sterilization tunnel.”

By:  Scott A. McMurry

US 6,475,435

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