May 31, 2018 / 9:55 PM / 6 months ago

Appeals court tosses PTAB ruling canceling inventor's balloon toy patent

A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a patent on a best-selling toy that fills dozens of water balloons at once, handing the device’s inventor a victory in his crusade against the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a PTAB ruling that invalidated a patent owned by Tinnus Enterprises LLC covering its toy Bunch O Balloons.

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