March 11, 2015 – Bio-Rad Laboratories petitioned forinter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 7,294,503 owned by the California Institute of Technology. The patent is directed to a microfluidic device for analyzing and/or sorting biological materials. Bio-Rad argues that the patent should be invalid as anticipated and obvious. The petition is pending before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, IPR2015-00009.
By: Rosanna W. Gan