Velocity Patent LLC patent challenged as likely invalid

On July 26, 2017, Unified, represented by Fish & Richardson, filed a petition for inter partes review (IPR) against U.S. Patent 5,954,781 owned and asserted by Velocity Patent LLC, an NPE. The '781 patent, directed to an apparatus for optimizing an engine-driven vehicle, has been asserted in multiple district court cases against companies such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, Chrysler, and Jaguar Land Rover.

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