PTAB To Review 5 Video Patents Previously Nixed Under Alice

Law360 (April 7, 2021, 9:57 PM EDT) -- The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has agreed to review five Sensormatic Electronics LLC patents covering a wireless video surveillance system that were previously invalidated as abstract under the U.S. Supreme Court's Alice ruling.

In a series of five decisions on Tuesday, the PTAB granted Wyze Labs Inc.'s petitions for inter partes review of five Sensormatic patents for obviousness in light of a combination of earlier patents, including one known as Monroe and another known as Primm.

Monroe covers a "comprehensive, hybrid multimedia surveillance system based on wireless data transmission, while Primm covered a way to communicate between network-enabled devices and...

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