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Fed. Circ. OKs PTAB Trim Of Allure’s Smart Thermostat Patent

Law360 (June 13, 2018, 7:37 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday upheld the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s decision to invalidate several claims from a patent covering an Allure Energy Inc. smart thermometer that adjusts its settings based on the preferences of individuals in the room.

The three-judge panel didn’t expand on its decision, issuing a one-line affirmation in support of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. While the challenge was originally brought by Honeywell International Inc., the company withdrew a year ago, leaving the patent office to handle the appeal as...
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Case Title

Allure Energy, Inc. v. Iancu


Case Number

17-1578

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Appellate - Federal Circuit

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Date Filed

February 6, 2017

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Honeywell International Inc. v. Allure Energy, Inc.


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IPR2015-01248

Date Filed

May 22, 2015


Case Title

Honeywell International Inc. v. Allure Energy, Inc.


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IPR2015-01251

Date Filed

May 22, 2015

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