ClearCorrect Asks USPTO To Re-Examine Invisalign Patent

Law360, New York (February 24, 2015, 4:17 PM EST) -- ClearCorrect Operating LLC has urged the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to re-examine a patent related to Align Technology Inc.'s Invisalign braces, one of several patents that were recently the subject of a U.S. International Trade Commission ruling, saying it may be invalid in light of prior art.

ClearCorrect filed an approximately 140-page request for ex parte re-examination on Feb. 20 seeking review of Align Technology's U.S. Patent Number 6,217,325. The patent at issue is one of several that were asserted by Align as part of an ongoing case between the companies before the ITC, whose decision in the matter is...

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