Silver State patent challenged as likely invalid

On June 7, 2017, Unified filed a petition for inter partes review (IPR) against U.S. Patent 7,650,234, a patent from Michael Obradovich's GPS portfolio which is currently owned and asserted by Silver State Intellectual Technologies Inc., a well-known NPE. The '234 patent, directed to a "technique for effective navigation based on user preferences,"  has previously been asserted against Google, Apple, Garmin, and TomTom.

To read the petition and view the entire case proceeding, please visit our PTAB Portal.