Fed. Circ. Won't Undo PTAB Rulings On Motorola Patents

By Andrew Karpan (January 19, 2021, 10:09 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit stood firm on Tuesday and rejected efforts from the Chinese radio manufacturer Hytera Communications Corp. to reverse three Patent Trial and Appeal Board decisions that mostly upheld patents owned by rival Motorola Solutions.

In a trio of unanimous opinions written by the same three circuit judges, the appellate panel signed off on rulings from the PTAB that found that most of the claims made in three Motorola patents were patentable. All three patents cover digital two-way radio technology and are the subject of Motorola's ongoing infringement suit against Hytera in Illinois federal court.

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