PTAB Axes Nasdaq Patents Under Alice, Won't DQ Fish

Law360 (October 1, 2019, 8:28 PM EDT) -- The Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Tuesday cleared Fish & Richardson PC to represent Miami International Holdings Inc. as it lodges covered business method reviews of patents owned by a subsidiary of its former client, Nasdaq, and then invalidated claims from two of those patents.

While Fish & Richardson did prosecute patents for Nasdaq, it was not involved in these specific Nasdaq ISE LLC patents, and there's no evidence that confidential information has been changing hands, a panel of six judges overseeing the various CBMs said.

The board then separately decided that all but one of U.S. Patent No. 6,618,707’s...

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