Bloomberg Law
Feb. 14, 2020, 12:46 PM

Case: Patents/Obviousness (P.T.A.B.)

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board found claims of CyWee Inc.'s patent for a 3D pointing device, challenged by Google LLC and others, to be unpatentable as obvious over prior art. According to the board, prior patents for a universal pointing device to control home entertainment systems and computer systems using spatial orientation sensor technologies, handheld three-dimensional pointing devices and techniques for tilt compensation and improved usability associated therewith, and a method and apparatus for tracking the posture of a body without the need for a generated field or source of a plurality of fixed stations, teach the challenged patent ...