PTAB Grants Inter Parte Review of III Holdings 7’s Hearing Aid Patent

August 16, 2017 — On August 14, 2017, Unites States Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) granted institution of an inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 7,929,722 owned by III Holdings 7, LLC.  Earlier this year, K/S HIMPP (“Petitioner”) had filed a petition for inter partes review of certain claims of the ’722 patent.  PTAB also adopted the Petitioner’s proposed claim constructions with respect to the terms such as “hearing assist device” and “coprocessor device.”

By: Chika Seidel.