PTAB Responds to Request for IPR on Technology Generating Physiological Output

On June 22, 2017, The Patent Trial and Appeal Board Administrative Patent Judge James B. Arpin issued a decision on June 6, partially granting and partially denying a request by Apple, Inc. for inter partes review of a patent based on obviousness (§103) grounds. The patent at issue is U.S. Patent No. 8,923,941, entitled “Methods and Apparatus for Generating Data Output Containing Physiological and Motion-Related Information.”

By: Neha Bhat