Erise Wins 7 IPR Petitions Challenging Over 100 Claims in 5 Different Patents for Sony


Erise IP led Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC and its PlayStation gaming systems to victory in 7 different IPR petitions, three of which were highlighted by Law360. These petitions were filed against 5 patents owned by Aplix and challenged over 100 total claims.  Law360 featured stories on three of these petitions, all of which resulted in complete wins for Sony. The other petitions also were successful and resulted in complete victories on all challenged claims. The stories from Law360 can be found here.

These petitions represent a significant victory as they resulted in a 100% institution rate on over 100 challenged claims for 5 different patents and a 100% victory from the PTAB on all challenged claims.

The outcome ended an eight-year legal battle involving technology on Sony’s PlayStation consoles.

Erise partners Eric Buresh and Abran Kean represented Sony in the wins.