PTAB Applies AIA On-Sale Bar, Nixes Aircraft Potty Patent

By Tiffany Hu (October 25, 2018, 8:07 PM EDT) -- The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has invalidated claims of two B/E Aerospace patents covering compact design for aircraft quarters such as lavatories, finding that B/E's sale of its lavatory structure to Boeing, Delta and United Airlines triggered the on-sale bar of one of the patents under the America Invents Act....

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