The Patent Trial and Appeal Board released a final written decision finding unpatentable claims 9-19, 23-36, 40, and 63 of Patent Owner ResMed Limited’s patent, U.S. Patent No. RE 44,453. The patent “relates to a humidifier for use with a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device,” and the claims were found either anticipated or obvious based on a combination of eight references. The case is IPR2014-01363.
By: Katherine E. Adams