Catonian IP patent challenged as likely invalid

On August 11, 2017, Unified, represented by Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, filed a petition for inter partes review (IPR) against U.S. Patent 8,799,468 owned and asserted by Catonian IP Management, LLC, a subsidiary of IP Valuation Partners LLC, a well-known NPE. The '468 patent, directed to a system for regulating access to and distributing content in a network, was first asserted in March 2017 in two district court cases against Cequel Communications and Charter Communications

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