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PTAB Won't Rehear Yahoo's Alice Challenges To Ad Patents

Law360 (February 6, 2018, 8:29 PM EST) -- The Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Monday denied Yahoo Inc.’s request for a second chance at convincing the board that two AlmondNet Inc. patents related to targeted advertising were ineligible under Alice, finding that it made no mistakes in assessing either what the patents directed toward or Yahoo's cited authority.

Yahoo had sought a rehearing after the PTAB previously denied its request to institute a covered business method review of numerous claims within U.S. Patent Numbers 7,822,639 and 8,244,596, which direct toward both a method...
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