Bloomberg Law
Sept. 8, 2022, 7:49 PM

Patent Office Director Review Backs Refusal to Hear RF Tag Case

Riddhi Setty
Riddhi Setty

The US Patent and Trademark Office head sided with an administrative tribunal’s decision not to hear a case regarding a patent for a radio frequency identification tag on Thursday.

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Aug. 25 upheld its decision declining to consider a case brought by NXP USA Inc., a global semiconductor maker, against a radio-frequency identification device and software manufacturer Impinj over US Patent No. 10,776,198. It covers a radio frequency identification tag that stores an identifier and a check code.

PTO Director Kathi Vidal, exercised her discretion under director review to affirm the board’s decision ...

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