“Yesterday, Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Thomas Pender’s claim construction order, which came down on Monday, entered the public record. It addressed only the remaining patents but not Google’s patents, which the ALJ dismissed,” Mueller reports. “I have meanwhile analyzed the order in detail and think HTC has no chance of winning with respect to two wireless patents from the same inventor, U.S. Patent No. 7,417,944 and U.S. Patent No. 7,672,219, and it also faces a steep challenge with respect to the third patent, U.S. Patent No. 7,765,414 (a circuit/interface patent).”
Mueller reports, ” I’d be surprised if this ALJ held Apple to infringe even one of HTC’s asserted claims.”
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