PTAB Finds Endoscopic Device Patent Unpatentable

July 5, 2017-Petitioner Cook Group Incorporated and 3 others challenged Boston Scientific Corporation’s Patent no. 9271731, which covers a “device and method for through the scope endoscopic hemostatic clipping.” PTAB ultimately found the patent unpatentable on Obviousness (§103) and Anticipation (§102) grounds. The case number is IPR2017-00435.

By: Namita Dhawan