SpeakWare patent challenged as likely invalid

On December 27, 2018, Unified filed a petition for inter partes review (IPR) against U.S. Patent 6,397,186 owned and operated by SpeakWare, Inc., an NPE.  The ’186 patent, directed to a voice-operated remote control transmitter that activates and operates remote appliances, has been asserted against AmazonAppleGoogleMicrosoft, and Samsung Electronics

View SpeakWare’s district court litigation here.  To read the petition and view the entire case proceeding, see our PTAB Portal