Realtime Data patent challenged as likely invalid

On September 22, 2017, Unified filed a petition for inter partes review (IPR) against U.S. Patent 8,717,204 owned and asserted by Realtime Data, LLC, a well-known NPE. Realtime has filed over 100 suits, including 12 suits involving the ‘204 patent. The '204 patent, directed to methods for encoding and decoding data, has been asserted against such companies as Echostar, Carbonite, Netgear, Oracle, and Barracuda Networks.

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