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Patent Trial and Appeal Board Representative Orders, Decisions, and Notices
September 10, 2021, Decided
IPR2020-00608, Paper 39 ; Patent 9,343,631 B2
USPTO Bd of Patent Appeals & Interferences; Patent Trial & Appeal Bd Decs.
FRANKLIN, Administrative Patent Judge.
Final Written Decision Determining All Challenged Claims Unpatentable 35 U.S.C. § 314
This is a Final Written Decision in an inter partes review of claims 1, 5, 7, 8 and 13-15 ("the challenged claims") of U.S. Patent No. 9,343,631 B2 (Ex. 1001, "the '631 patent "). We have jurisdiction under 35 U.S.C. § 6, and enter this Decision pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 318(a) and 37 C.F.R. § 42.73. For the reasons set forth below, we determine that Satco Products, Inc. ("Petitioner") has shown, by a preponderance of the evidence, that all of the challenged claims are unpatentable. See 35 U.S.C. § 316(e).
Additionally, we deny Petitioner's Motion to Exclude Evidence.
A. Procedural History
Petitioner filed a Petition [*2] requesting an inter partes review of claims 1, 5, 7, 8 and 13-15 of the '631 patent . Paper 1 ("Petition" or "Pet."). Petitioner supported the Petition with the Declaration of Russell D. Dupuis, Ph.D. (Ex. 1002).
Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd. ("Patent Owner") filed a Preliminary Response to the Petition. Paper 6 ("Prelim. Resp."). Patent Owner relied on the Declaration of Daniel Feezell, Ph.D. (Ex. 2001).
On September 16, 2020, pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 314(a), we instituted trial to determine whether any challenged claim of the '631 patent is unpatentable based on the three obviousness grounds raised in the Petition. Paper 8 ("Inst. Dec."). The following table sets forth those grounds asserted for the challenged claims: 1
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2021 Pat. App. LEXIS 5542 *
SATCO PRODUCTS, INC., Petitioner, v. SEOUL VIOSYS CO., LTD.,
[*1] ROUTINE OPINION. Pursuant to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board Standard Operating Procedure 2, the opinion below has been designated a routine opinion.
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