Uniloc fails to overturn Apple success in VoIP patent dispute

in General Discussion edited May 2021
A Federal Circuit judge has rejected Uniloc's challenge of a previous FaceTime VoIP patent ruling that was chiefly in Apple's favor.

A Federal Circuit court confirmed the previous patent ruling
A Federal Circuit court confirmed the previous patent ruling

Among the many patent disputes from Uniloc, one concerning FaceTime and its use of VoIP technology was previously overturned by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). That ruling has now been confirmed at appeal.

According to Reuters, Uniloc had attempted to revive parts of its patent dispute and that attempt has now been denied by Circuit Judge William Bryson. However, Bryson also rejected Apple's separate request to cancel other parts of the patent.

Apple had successfully argued overall that Uniloc's patents included elements that were invalid because of prior patents. Uniloc's position was that the ruling board had misconstrued aspects of the invention.

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    lkrupplkrupp Posts: 10,557member
    A rare win for Apple I guess. And for those always demanding patent reforms, not a chance in hell. This is how patent lawyers make their living and they AIN’T gonna kill that golden goose as long as they are breathing.
    edited May 2021 watto_cobra
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