Board Institutes Inter Partes Review of Hologic’s Patent

October 11, 2016 – The Patent Trial and Appeal Board instituted an inter partes review of Patent Owner Hologic, Inc.’s patent, U.S. Patent No. 6,872,183 entitled “System and method for detecting perforations in a body cavity.”  The Board determined that Petitioner Minerva Surgical, Inc. had demonstrated a reasonable likelihood that it would prevail with respect to at least one of the challenged claims. The case is IPR016-00868.

By: Katherine E. Adams

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