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Vivint Wins Reprieve From Fed Circ. on PTO Patent Reexamination

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Director William H. Milliken was mentioned as representing Vivint in the article "Vivint Wins Reprieve From Fed Circ. on PTO Patent Reexamination," published by Reuters. Directors Jason D. Eisenberg and Robert Greene Sterne also represented Vivint. From the article:

"(Reuters) - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday that Vivint Inc can escape a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office review of one of its patents, after rival smart alarm maker Alarm.com Inc had already failed to invalidate it and related patents before the PTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

The PTO denied one of the PTAB petitions based on Alarm.com's abusive filing practices, and the office couldn't then 'grant a nearly identical reexamination request that is even more abusive,' Chief U.S. Circuit Judge Kimberly Moore wrote for a unanimous three-judge panel."