IPRs instituted on stent patents

February 27, 2015 – The PTAB granted W.L. Gore’s petition requesting an inter partes review of three patents related to endoluminal prosthesis.  The patents-at-issue are U.S. Patent Nos. 6,117,167, 5,716,365 and 5,716,365.  The cases are captioned W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. v. LifePort Sciences LLC, IPR2014-01320, -01321 and -01323.

By:  Christopher J. Stankus

IPR2014-01320

IPR2014-01321

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