Dale Progress settles with Unified Patents

On June 19, 2019, the Board issued an order terminating IPR2019-00866 pursuant to a joint settlement request filed by Unified Patents and Dale Progress Ltd., an NPE. U.S. Patent No. 9,686,504, directed to an interface apparatus and method for connecting an external display device and a portable device, has been asserted in 21 district court cases (6 of which were pending at the time of settlement) against numerous automobile companies such as BMWFiat Chrysler, FordGeneral MotorsHondaHyundaiJaguarMercedes-BenzToyota, and Volkswagen.

More details regarding IPR2019-00866 are available on Unified's PTAB Portal