PTAB Denies Request for Rehearing of Decision Instituting IPR

March 29, 2017 – The Patent Trial and Appeal Board denied Patent Owner Baxter International, Inc.’s request for rehearing of a decision granting inter partes review of claims 1-3, 6, 7, and 16 of U.S. Patent No. 6,231,560, “Method and apparatus for automatically controlling the level of medication.”  Petitioner CareFusion Corp. had petitioned for review of claims 1 through 18 (all claims) of the ’560 patent.

The case is IPR2016-01463, before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

By: Joyce L. Nadipuram