“Roku Inc. convinced an administrative board to knock out a patent covering a universal TV remote, dealing Universal Electronics Inc. a blow in a sprawling intellectual property brawl that also extends to federal district court and a trade tribunal.

Universal Electronic’s claims in US Patent No. 9,641,785—which involves technology that allows a remote to link with multiple electronics—were unpatentable because they were obvious in light of prior inventions, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruled Thursday.”

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox was mentioned as Roku Inc.’s representation in the article “Roku Scores Latest Win in Ongoing Patent Battles Over TV Tech,” published by Bloomberg Law. The team includes Directors Jon E. Wright, Daniel S. Block, and Lestin L. Kenton, Jr.

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