USPTO GRANTS REQUEST FOR EX PARTE REEXAMINATION OF U.S. Patent No. 9,829,589

On September 25, 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued an order granting Seabed Geosolutions’ request for ex parte reexamination of Magseis Fairfield’s U.S. Patent No. 9,829,589. The USPTO determined that Seabed Geosolutions’ request raises substantial new questions of patentability with respect to and ordered reexamination of claims 1, 3-11, 13-15, and 18-20 of the ‘589 patent.