Fed. Circ. Affirms PTAB Win For Playboy On Web Video Patent

Law360, New York (June 7, 2017, 3:59 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday upheld the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s decision to invalidate part of a Skky Inc. patent for transmitting audio and video files to mobile devices, solidifying a victory for accused infringers MindGeek SARL and Playboy Enterprises Inc.

In a precedential decision, the appeals court said the PTAB did not err in the way it had interpreted a key term in the patent or in its January 2016 finding that several claims were invalid because they would have been obvious at the...
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