Today the Federal Circuit issued one nonprecedential opinion in a patent case. Here is the introduction to the opinion.
Google LLC v. Koninklijke Phillips N.V. (Nonprecedential)
Google appeals from the final written decision of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Board) in the above-captioned inter partes review proceeding. The Board found that petitioner-appellant Google failed to meet its burden of establishing that challenged claims 10–16, 20, and 21 of U.S. Patent No. 6,772,114 (the ’114 patent) are unpatentable on either of two grounds: (1) anticipation by Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) International Application Publication No. 98/52187 (Tucker), or (2) obviousness over Tucker in view of well-known art. We agree with the Board as to both grounds and therefore affirm.