Catonian IP patent challenged as likely invalid

On August 11, 2017, Unified, represented by Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, filed a petition for inter partes review (IPR) against U.S. Patent 8,799,468 owned and asserted by Catonian IP Management, LLC, a subsidiary of IP Valuation Partners LLC, a well-known NPE. The '468 patent, directed to a system for regulating access to and distributing content in a network, was first asserted in March 2017 in two district court cases against Cequel Communications and Charter Communications

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