General Access Solutions patent determined to be likely invalid

On September 26, 2017, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) instituted trial on all challenged claims in an IPR filed by Unified against U.S. Patent 9,225,555, owned and asserted by General Access Solutions, Ltd., an NPE.  The '555 Patent, which relates to IEEE 802.11 / Wi-Fi and other wireless communications between a base stations and mobile stations, is presently at issue in two pending district court cases against Pantech and Xiaomi.

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