USPTO Upholds Uniloc Security IP Amid Microsoft Row

Law360, New York (August 09, 2011, 3:08 PM ET) -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced Friday that it would uphold a Uniloc USA Inc. software security patent at the heart of an ongoing dispute with Microsoft Corp. in Rhode Island, finding all the challenged claims patentable.

The agency issued a notice of intent to issue a re-examination certificate for Uniloc-held U.S. Patent Number 5,490,216, titled “System for software registration,” marking an end to the ex parte re-examination process Microsoft initiated after Uniloc accused it of violating the patent.

Uniloc and Microsoft are currently poised...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Uniloc USA, Inc., et al v. Microsoft Corp., et al


Case Number

1:03-cv-00440

Court

Rhode Island

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

William Young

Date Filed

September 26, 2003

Law Firms

Companies

Government Agencies

Patents