Rob Hainer /
12 August 2014Trademarks

Toys R Us in first post-grant review patent trial

A US toy manufacturer has teamed up with multinational chain Toys R Us to file the first Post-Grant Review (PGR) petition to challenge a patent related to the popular Rainbow Loom craze.

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