PTAB Institutes Review of Hearing Aid Patent

September 7, 2017 – On September 5 2017, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board instituted inter partes review of claims 1-6 and 13 of Cochlear Bone Anchored Solutions AB’s U.S. Patent No. 7,043,040, entitled “Hearing Aid Apparatus.”  Petitioners Oticon Medical AB, Oticon Medical LLC, and William Demand Holding A/S originally filed a Petition requesting review of claims 1-10 and 13 of the ’040 patent.

The case is captioned Petition for Inter Partes Review by Oticon Medical AB, PTAB-IPR2017-01018, before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

By: Joyce L. Nadipuram