Intermix Media, LLC. v. Bally Gaming, Inc.

Intermix Media, LLC. v. Bally Gaming, Inc., CBM2015-00154 (Jung, APJ.) (Jan. 20, 2016)

Patent(s):

5,816,918 | Entitled “Prize redemption system for games”

Disposition:

Institution Denied

Abstract Idea:

N/A

Something More:

N/A

Technology:

Redemption games allowing a player to receive one or more prizes in connection with playing the game

Summary:

Claims were directed to abstract idea of profitably awarding prizes to game players, a basic building block of human ingenuity. Petitioner provided separate abstract ideas for every independent claim. Panel found that Petitioner failed to adequately address the elements of the challenged claims individually and as an ordered combination.