Silver State patent determined to be likely invalid

On September 28, 2017, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) instituted trial on all challenged claims in an IPR filed by Unified against U.S. Patent 8,538,498, owned and asserted by Silver State Intellectual Technologies, Inc., an NPE.  The '498 Patent, which relates to the provision of global positioning system (GPS) based advertisements, was previously asserted in district court litigation against Google.

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