Press Releases


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.

New York, NY, August 10, 2020 — Askeladden, as part of its Patent Quality Initiative, petitioned the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) on Friday for inter partes review (IPR) of U.S. Patent No. 8,112,405. Read more

Askeladden Petitions for PTAB Review of Electronic Receipts Patent

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

New York, NY, August 5, 2020 — Askeladden, as part of its Patent Quality Initiative, recently filed two petitions with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) requesting inter partes review (IPR) of U.S. Patent No. 7,896,242. Read more

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.

New York, NY, July 29, 2020 — Argues that Federal Circuit erred in finding the appointment of Administrative Patent Judges unconstitutional. Read more

Askeladden Advocates for Patent Trial and Appeal Board Consideration of Subject Matter Eligibility with Respect to Amended Claims in IPRs

Argued that considering whether amended claims are patent eligible is required.

New York, NY, October 21, 2019 — Askeladden filed an amicus brief today with the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit... Read more

Askeladden Seeks PTAB Review of Biometric Identity Verification Patent

Argues that prior art renders all claims obvious.

New York, NY, May 30, 2019 — Askeladden, through its Patent Quality Initiative, filed two petitions for inter partes review (IPR) with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) challenging the validity of U.S. Patent No. 8,799,088 held by SRR Patent Holdings LLC. Read more

Askeladden Continues to Advocate for the Ability of Non-Defendant IPR Petitioners to Appeal Adverse PTAB Decisions

Submitted amicus brief in support of JTEKT’s petition for Supreme Court review

New York, NY, January 11, 2019 — Askeladden filed an amicus brief today with the United States Supreme Court in JTEKT Corp. v. GKN Automotive Ltd. advocating for the Court to review and correct the Federal Circuit’s standing jurisprudence with respect to the ability of non-defendant inter partes review (IPR) petitioners to appeal adverse decisions of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Read more

Askeladden Advocates for Examination of All Proposed Amendments in PTAB Patent Review Proceedings

Raised patent quality concerns stemming from proposed revisions to motion to amend practice in USPTO comment letter.

New York, NY, January 4, 2019 — Askeladden submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) late last month in response to the USPTO’s request for comments on proposed changes to the motion to amend practice and procedures in patent review proceedings under the America Invents Act (AIA) before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Read more

Askeladden Submits Amicus Brief at Supreme Court in HP Inc. v. Berkheimer

Calls for review of Federal Circuit ruling pertaining to the nature of patent eligibility analysis.

New York, NY, November 15, 2018 — Calls for review of Federal Circuit ruling pertaining to the nature of patent eligibility analysis. Read more

Askeladden Supports Supreme Court Review in Corning Optical v. PPC Broadband

Amicus brief urges Supreme Court to clarify its Halo decision and ensure proper application by lower courts.

New York, NY, November 1, 2018 — Amicus brief urges Supreme Court to clarify its Halo decision and ensure proper application by lower courts. Read more

Askeladden Advocates for Ability of Non-Defendant IPR Petitioners to Appeal Adverse PTAB Decisions

Submitted amicus brief in support of JTEKT’s petition for rehearing en banc at the Federal Circuit

New York, NY, September 20, 2018 — Askeladden filed an amicus brief this week advocating for en banc review to correct the Federal Circuit’s standing jurisprudence with respect to appeals of Inter Partes Review decisions. Read more