Pure Data Systems (Dominion Harbor) patent determined to be likely invalid

On August 1, 2019, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) instituted trial on all challenged claims in an IPR filed by Unified against US Patent 5,999,947 owned by Pure Data Systems, LLC (a Dominion Harbor subsidiary and well-known NPE). The ‘947 patent, directed to distributing database changes to one or more client computers, has been asserted in 16 district court cases against such companies as Electronic Arts, Spotify, CNN, CBS, Pinterest, LinkedIn and others.

Unified is represented by Haynes and Boone in this proceeding. View Pure Data Systems' district court litigation here. To read the decision and view the entire case proceeding, see Unified’s Portal.