Mealey's IP/Tech - Divided Federal Circuit Upholds Patent Re-Examination Holding

Mealey's IP/Tech - Divided Federal Circuit Upholds Patent Re-Examination Holding

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A decision by a patent examiner with the Central Reexamination Unit (CRU) that was later upheld by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's (PTO) Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences confirming that two claims of a hearing aid patent are not obvious was upheld by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals May 27 (K/S HIMPP v. Hear-Wear Technologies LLC, No. 13-1549, Fed. Cir.).

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