Federal Circ. Upholds Validity Of Motion Tracking IP
By Kevin Penton (February 6, 2018, 9:05 PM EST) -- A patent on motion tracking technology used in various types of military installations has survived the latest challenge over its validity, as the Federal Circuit determined on Tuesday that a combination of prior art did not make its asserted claims obvious.
An appellate court panel upheld a Patent Trial and Appeal Board's October 2016 ruling that it would not have been obvious for an ordinarily skilled artisan to combine the teachings from a preceding patent and other prior art to develop the technology outlined in the patent held by Thales Visionix Inc., according to Tuesday's opinion.
The patent covers technology that...
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