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PTAB Grants Askeladden’s Request for IPR of Verify Smart Patent

Askeladden asserted that the patent’s claims related to identity verification in electronic transactions are invalid as obvious

New York, NY, July 25, 2017 — Askeladden asserted that the patent’s claims related to identity verification in electronic transactions are invalid as obvious Read more

Patent asserted in more than a dozen infringement actions against financial services companies disclaimed after Askeladden challenge to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)

Patent asserted in more than a dozen infringement actions against financial services companies disclaimed after Askeladden challenge to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)

New York, NY, July 24, 2017 — In April, the PTAB granted Askeladden’s petition for inter partes review of the patent after finding that Askeladden established a reasonable likelihood that all claims were invalid. On July 18, 2017, the PTAB granted Finnavations’ request and entered adverse judgment against Finnavations with respect to all claims of the ’720 patent. Read more

Patent Trial and Appeal Board Grants Askeladden’s Petition for Inter Partes Review of N5 Technologies Patent

PTAB finds that Askeladden demonstrated that it will likely prevail in proving all claims unpatentable.

New York, NY, April 25, 2017 — The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) granted Askeladden’s request for inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 7,197,297 assigned to N5 Technologies, LLC Read more

NextCard Disclaims and Dedicates to the Public Patent Challenged by Askeladden

NextCard also requests adverse judgment in pending inter partes review proceeding requested by Askeladden.

New York, NY, April 12, 2017 — In its IPR petition, Askeladden argued that the ’080 patent’s claims, which relate to providing customized offers (e.g., credit card offers) based on terms requested by an applicant, were obvious in light of prior art in existence at the time the application for the ’080 patent was filed. Read more

Askeladden’s Petition for Inter Partes Review of Finnavations Patent Granted and IPR Instituted by Patent Trial and Appeal Board

PTAB finds a reasonable likelihood that Askeladden will prevail in proving all claims unpatentable.

New York, NY, April 6, 2017 — On April 4, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) granted Askeladden’s petition and instituted inter partes review of a patent owned by Finnavations LLC directed to a personal financial management system for tracking transactions. Read more

Askeladden One Step Closer to Invalidating Two Purple Leaf Patents

Patent Trial and Appeal Board Grants Askeladden’s Requests for Inter Partes Review of Two Payments-related Patents

New York, NY, February 28, 2017 — The PTAB issued decisions on February 27, 2017, which found that Askeladden’s petitions established a reasonable likelihood that all of the claims in both patents are invalid. A final decision on invalidity is expected within one year. Read more

Askeladden Urges Review of Verify Smart’s Patent Related to Identity Verification in Electronic Transactions

Seeks cancellation of all claims in view of known authentication and verification technologies

New York, NY, January 19, 2017 — Seeks cancellation of all claims in view of known authentication and verification technologies Read more

Askeladden Seeks Inter Partes Review of Encoditech Patent Asserted in More than Thirty Lawsuits

Asserts that claimed systems and methods for secure mobile communications were known and obvious

New York, NY, December 9, 2016 — Asserts that claimed systems and methods for secure mobile communications were known and obvious Read more

Askeladden Defends USPTO Rule Regarding Claim Amendments in Inter Partes Reviews

Argues Integrity of Inter Partes Review is at Stake

New York, NY, November 3, 2016 — Amicus curiae brief was filed in support of the USPTO's rulemaking authority with respect to amending claims in inter partes reviews. Read more

Askeladden Seeks Inter Partes Review of N5 Technologies Patent

Petitions the PTAB to take a second look at claimed methods for authenticated access of data or services by a mobile device

New York, NY, October 24, 2016 — Petition asserts that the patent’s claims were known and obvious at the time the application for the patent was filed and should be found unpatentable. Read more