LG Gets Rival's Video Playback Claim Nixed In AIA Review

Law360, Los Angeles (June 24, 2016, 10:34 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Thursday ruled in favor of LG Electronics Inc. in a final written decision in an America Invents Act review, finding that a challenged claim of a video playback patent held by graphics technology firm ATI Technologies is unpatentable. 

The PTAB found after a year-long review process that device manufacturer LG demonstrated enough evidence that the claim for the method of playing videos and storing them for playback is unpatentable under conditions for non-obviousness based on two prior art references for recording and storing videos.

"We conclude that [LG] has demonstrated by a preponderance...

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