November 8, 2019 / 10:31 PM / 9 days ago

Fed Circuit gives Airbus another shot at extinguishing fire safety patent

A federal appeals court on Friday gave aerospace company Airbus another shot at invalidating a patent on fire prevention technology it had been accused of infringing in a decade-long dispute.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s decision to uphold claims in a patent owned by Firepass Corp, saying that the PTAB did not properly consider all of the evidence Airbus submitted to bolster its argument that Firepass’ patent claims were obvious.

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