Fed. Circ. Backs HTC, Samsung Streaming Patent Win At PTAB

By Kelly Knaub (May 9, 2016, 8:03 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision finding that Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and HTC Corp. proved the challenged claims of a content-streaming patent held by Affinity Labs of Texas LLC are obvious over prior art.

The three judge panel issued its decision in a one-page, per curiam order without an accompanying opinion, and attorneys for the parties did not respond Monday to a request for comment by Law360.

In May 2015, the PTAB held in a final written decision in an inter partes review that Samsung and HTC sufficiently showed innovation consulting firm Affinity...

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