CBS, NYT Urge Appeal Board To Gut Mobile-Alert Patent

Law360, Washington (October 23, 2013, 9:15 PM EDT) -- CBS Interactive Inc., The New York Times Co. and other media companies on Wednesday sparred with Helferich Patent Licensing LLC over the constructions of terms in one of Helferich’s mobile messaging patents, telling a Patent Trial and Appeal Board panel to nix some of the patent’s claims.

A three-judge panel of the appeal board held a hearing on the inter partes review of HPL’s U.S. Patent Number 7,155,241, called "Systems and methods of enabling a user of a communication device to manage remote information." The patent...
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