Elekta Inc. Files Petition for IPR of Varian Medical System, Inc.’s Patent

December 16, 2015 – Elekta Inc. filed a petition for inter partes review of multiple claims of Varian Medical Systems, Inc.’s patent. Elekta contends that the claims are unpatentable under 35 U.S.C. §§ 102 and 103 over prior art publications. The patent at issue is U.S. Patent No. 8,867,703, entitled “Multi-mode cone beam CT radiotherapy simulator and treatment machine with a flat panel imager.”

The petition is pending in the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board and is captioned: Petition for Inter Partes Review by Elekta, Inc., PTAB-IPR2016-00341.

By: David G. Varghese