TULSA, Okla., Sept. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Syntroleum Corporation (Nasdaq:SYNM) announced today the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTO") decision issued on September 4, 2013 instituting an inter partes review ("IPR") of all claims of Neste Oil's U.S. Patent No. 8,212,094. This decision follows Syntroleum's filing in March 2013 of its IPR petition challenging the validity of the '094 patent. The PTO found that "there is a reasonable likelihood that Syntroleum would prevail with respect to claims 1-20 of the '094 patent" based on the information presented.
U.S. Patent Office Institutes Inter Partes Review Of All Claims Of Neste's '094 Patent
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