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Patents News In Florida - Google News


From virtual reality to health care? A look at Magic Leap's newly revealed patents
South Florida Business Journal
The patent applications filed by the South Florida startup, currently operating both Dania Beach and Plantation offices, also aim to perform non-invasive eye procedures and medicine application. Magic Leap spokeswoman Julia Gaynor declined to comment.


State Universities Gain Immunity from IPRs
Lexology (registration)
[24] In Covidien v. University of Florida Research Foundation, Inc., the disputed patent was owned by the University of Florida Research Foundation (?UFRF?), which is the patent licensing arm of the University of Florida. UFRF licensed the patent to ...

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PTAB Declares that State-Owned Patents are Immune from IPR Challenges
JD Supra (press release)
A panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) recently issued a decision that could significantly strengthen patent portfolios of public universities and other state entities. In Covidien LP v. University of Florida Research Foundation Inc ...
Sovereign Immunity Excuses University of Florida from IPR ChallengePatently-O

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When it Comes to IPRs are University Patents Bullet Proof?
Lexology (registration)
In a recent decision by the Patent and Trial Review Board (PTAB) in Covidien LP v University of Florida Research Foundation Inc. IPR2016-01274, Paper 21 (PTAB Jan. 25, 2017), the PTAB granted a motion to dismiss three inter partes reviews (IPRs) ...





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