The California Institute of Technology “notched a couple” of wins in its patent fight with Apple over Wi-Fi technology when the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruled that the iPhone maker failed to show that numerous claims in one of CalTech’s patents weren’t infringed, reports Law360.
In 2016 Caltech accused Apple of selling various iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch models, along with other Wi-Fi products, that incorporate IRA/LDPC encoders and/or decoders and allegedly infringe on its patents. The university is seeking monetary damages.
In 2015 Caltech sued Canon, Nikon and 4 other digital-camera makers, for infringing on six patents relating to pixel sensors in digital cameras. All of the patents came after research the university was doing for NASA.