BJ Energy Solutions receives Final Judgement Upholding Validity of Granted US Patent No. 10,907,459.
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 6, 2023 – Today, the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued a favorable Final Written Decision related to a petition filed by Yantai Jereh Petroleum & Equipment Technologies Co., Ltd. (“Jereh”) against United States patent number 10,907,459, entitled “Methods and Systems for Operating a Fleet of Pumps,” (the “‘459 Patent”) assigned to BJ Energy Solutions, LLC (“BJ Energy”).
Granted on February 2nd, 2021, the ‘459 Patent relates to operating a fleet of pumps for hydraulic fracturing and, particularly, to systems and methods for operating a directly driven turbine fracturing system for hydraulic fracturing applications.
The (PTAB instituted post grant review as to all challenged claims, which covered ways to utilize maximum continuous power and maximum intermittent power features of BJ Energy’s TITAN direct drive turbine platform.
In its Final Written Decision rejecting nearly all of Jereh’s contentions, the PTAB upheld the validity of all but two claims of BJ’s ’459 Patent.
For further information, a copy of the Final Written Decision can be found at: https://ptacts.uspto.gov/ptacts/public-informations/petitions/1547836/download-documents?artifactId=7TtpxFZ4QF7AY_W8XzPoPDyB2wpCdsLj_z6r1_8zJ9MZ-zdCdk0VrX8
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