SecureWave Storage Solutions patent challenged as likely invalid

On December 28, Unified filed a petition for inter partes review (IPR) against U.S. Patent 7,036,020 owned and asserted by SecureWave Storage Solutions, Inc., an affiliate of Quarterhill Inc. (f/k/a Wi-LAN Inc.), a well-known NPE.  The ‘020 patent, directed to securing areas of a memory device to limit access to stored data, has been asserted against Kingston Technology Corporation and Micron Technology

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