A Federal Appeals Court invalidates Key Claims in an Israeli Patent that was used to Sue both Apple and Samsung
It was reported last night that "A federal appeals court on Monday handed a victory to Apple and Samsung Electronics, gutting a patent relating to wireless hotspot technology the smartphone makers had both been accused of infringing.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a ruling by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board invalidating key claims in a patent owned by IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd, a New York-based intellectual property licensing company.
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IXI IP, LLC is connected to RPX Insight and RPX Corporation, a larger patent troll.
Working backwards, it appears that the patent being invalidated is 7,039,033. Samsung filed the challenge to the patent in Washington, D.C. with the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals back in 2017.
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