Apple Pushes Fed. Circ. To Ax Dual-Lens Tech Patent

Law360 (July 20, 2020, 4:20 PM EDT) -- Apple is asking the Federal Circuit to reverse a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling that upheld an Israeli startup's patent for dual-aperture camera technology, saying that the board "asked and answered the wrong questions" concerning the issue of enablement.

In a 67-page brief filed Friday, Apple argued that the PTAB in December incorrectly upheld most of the challenged claims in Corephotonics Ltd.'s patent on the basis that those claims were not anticipated by a prior Japanese patent publication known as Konno.

Apple said that the PTAB erred in falling for a "gotcha" that Corephotonics had set up, namely, the startup's...

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