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Samsung Wins Tribunal Challenges to Wireless Charging Patents

Feb. 24, 2021, 6:56 PM

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. won Patent Trial and Appeal Board decisions knocking out claims in several wireless charging patents, after a New York federal court refused to order Samsung to try to withdraw the challenges.

Public versions of the board’s decisions in several reviews were made public Tuesday. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office tribunal found all the disputed claims were invalid because they were anticipated or made obvious by previous inventions and certain documents.

The board also denied NuCurrent’s requests that it be allowed to amend the patents with new, substitute claims.

Samsung challenged NuCurrent patents after it was ...