June 14, 2018 – Propel Orthodontics USA LLC and Propel Orthodontics, LLC had filed a petition for inter partes review against OrthoAccel Technologies vibrating dental devices patent. On June 11, 2018, the Board instituted an inter partes review of all the challenged claims 1-27 of the patent on the basis of anticipation §102 and obviousness §103.
The patent at issue was U.S. Patent No. 9,662,184, entitled “Vibrating Dental Devices.” The case is captioned Propel Orthodontics, LLC et al v. OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc., Case No. IPR2018-00296.
By: Julian G. Pymento