Int’l Bus. Machs. Corp. v. Groupon, Inc.

As lead counsel for petitioner IBM, prepared and filed two IPR petitions against a patent related to location-based services. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board instituted one of the petitions, which covered every claim asserted in litigation. After institution, defended IBM’s expert’s deposition, deposed the patent owner’s expert, and argued at the oral hearing. The matter settled favorably after the oral hearing as part of IBM’s global settlement with Groupon.

Cases IPR2017-01451, IPR2017-01452 (PTAB).