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Fed. Circ. Backs PTAB Ruling Upholding Prison Phone Patent

Law360, New York (July 14, 2017, 5:07 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Friday affirmed a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision that upheld all of the challenged claims in a patent covering inmate calling technology, preserving a wholesale validation that is rare among PTAB decisions.

The panel decision keeps intact a win for Global Tel*Link Corp. and clears the way for it to proceed with infringement litigation against competitor Securus Technologies Inc.

"We affirm the judgment of the board, concluding that Securus did not meet its burden of proving that the challenged claims are...
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