On September 1, 2015 Whitmyer IP Group filed a petition with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on behalf of its client for Inter Partes Review (IPR) of U.S. Patent No. 7,420,151 (“the ‘151 patent”), which is assigned to Novadaq Technologies, Inc. (NVDQ). The ‘151 patent is related to short wavelength visible reflectance imaging technology. The petition, which has been assigned Case No. IPR2015-01847, seeks review of all seventeen (17) of the ‘151 patent’s claims as anticipated or obvious under 35 U.S.C. §§ 102 and 103. Whitmyer IP Group believes that this filing will help its client to safeguard its IP investment and the technology at the core of its imaging solutions.
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