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Intel, Dell Can’t Revive Computer Networking Patent Challenge

June 14, 2022, 9:15 PM

Intel Corp. and Dell Inc. failed to convince an administrative patent tribunal to reconsider a ruling that upheld parts of a computer networking patent that it originally invalidated before the Federal Circuit stepped in.

The tech companies, along with Cavium LLC, were “unpersuasive” in arguing that three claims in Alacritech Inc.'s US Patent No. 8,131,880 deserved a rehearing, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board said Monday.

The PTAB originally agreed with the tech companies that multiple claims in Alacritech’s patent were invalid, but the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit partially reversed the decision as to the three ...