• Askeladden Challenges Validity of Lightwire’s Patent Related to Privacy Protection in Online Transactions

    Seeks cancellation of all claims in view of known privacy and security technologies.

  • Askeladden Petitions for PTAB Review of Electronic Receipts Patent

    Argues patent should not have been issued in view prior art.

  • Askeladden Advocates for the Supreme Court to Grant the U.S. Governments Petition for Certiorari in Arthrex

    Argues that Federal Circuit erred in finding the appointment of Administrative Patent Judges unconstitutional.

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