Within two weeks, Miami International Holding Inc. and its subsidiaries (MIAX) have attained five victories before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The PTAB declared that five Nasdaq patents (U.S. Patent Nos. 6,618,707, 7,246,093, 7,921,051, 7,747,506, and 8,386,371), related to electronic securities trading systems, are invalid under 35 U.S.C. section 101. Section 101 defines patent-eligible subject matter. MIAX awaits the PTAB’s decision on an additional patent (U.S. Patent No. 7,933,827) challenged by MIAX.
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