2 Cypress RAM Patents Survive AIA Reviews

Law360, New York (April 10, 2015, 5:34 PM EDT) -- The Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Thursday swatted away GSI Technology Inc.'s challenge to the validity of two Cypress Semiconductor Corp. random access memory patents, saying the company didn't meet its burden of proving the patents were invalid as anticipated or obvious over prior art.

In two final written decisions in inter partes reviews under the America Invents Act, a three-judge panel determined that GSI failed to sufficiently prove that U.S. Patent Numbers 6,069,839 and 6,292,403 were invalid under Section 102 and Section 103 of the Patent Act.

“It is determined that [the challenged claims] have not been shown, by...

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