Tissue Imaging Patent Struck Down in IPR Proceedings

November 16, 2015 – Administrative Patent Judge Trevor M. Jefferson granted a request for entry of adverse judgment cancelling multiple claims in U.S. Patent No. 5,929,443 regarding a tissue imagining system. The patent owner, The Research Foundation of the City College of New York, requested entry of adverse judgment pursuant to 37 U.S.C. Section 42.73(b)(2). Petitioner Christie Medical Holdings, Inc. did not oppose the request. The case was in the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and is captioned Petition for Inter Partes Review by Christie Medical Holdings, Inc., PTAB-IPR2015-00213.

By: Una Fan