Wooden Liquor Barrel Was Anticipated By Older Patent, Split Board Panel Finds

(July 3, 2024, 12:22 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A patent examiner did not err in rejecting a patent application for a wooden liquor bottle that ages liquor by allowing gas to flow into it because a previous patent for a wooden demijohn anticipated the claimed invention, the majority of a Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) panel found in affirming the examiner’s findings on July 2....

Attached Documents

Related Sections