SoftVault Systems patent challenged as likely invalid

On July 17, 2017, Unified, represented by McDermott Will & Emery, filed a petition for inter partes review (IPR) against U.S. Patent 6,249,868 owned and asserted by SoftVault Systems Inc., a well-known NPE. The '868 patent, directed to protecting and controlling personal computers and/or components of those computers, has been asserted in multiple district court cases against companies such as AVG Technologies, Adobe, Oracle, and Samsung

See a copy of the petition below or view the entire proceeding on our PTAB Portal