Dale Progress patent challenged as likely invalid

On March 28, 2019, Unified, represented by Haynes and Boone, filed a petition for inter partes review (IPR) against U.S. Patent No. 9,686,504, owned and asserted by Dale Progress Ltd., an NPE.  The ‘504 patent, directed to an interface apparatus and method for connecting an external display device and a portable device, has been asserted against numerous automobile companies such as BMWFiat Chrysler, FordGeneral MotorsHondaHyundaiJaguarMercedes-BenzToyota, and Volkswagen.  

View Dale Progress’ district court litigation.  To read the petition and view the entire case proceeding, see Unified's Portal.