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PTO Litigation Report – February 13, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM).  Also listed are any newly-posted requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO.  This listing is current as of 10 AM on Monday, February 13, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-00819

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 6,292,743

Title – MOBILE NAVIGATION SYSTEM

Patent Owner –  INFOGATION CORPORATION

Petitioner – Google Inc.

Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00856

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 5,910,797

Title – PORTABLE DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS PROVIDED WITH A SCREEN AND A GRAVITATION-CONTROLLED SENSOR FOR SCREEN ORIENTATION

Patent Owner –  U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION

Petitioner – HTC CORPORATION; HTC AMERICA, INC.

Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00865

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 6,611,247

Title – DATA TRANSFER SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MULTI-LEVEL SIGNAL OF MATRIX DISPLAY

Patent Owner –  VESPER TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH, LLC

Petitioner – VALENS SEMICONDUCTOR LTD.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00869

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 8,801,869

Title – APPARATUSES, DEVICE, AND METHODS FOR CLEANING TESTER INTERFACE CONTACT ELEMENTS AND SUPPORT HARDWARE

Patent Owner –  INTERNATIONAL TEST SOLUTIONS, INC.

Petitioner – MIPOX CORPORATION

Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00870

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 7,899,492

Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS

Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.

Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00871

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 8,050,711

Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS

Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.

Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00872

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 9,355,611

Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS

Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.

Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00873

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 9,355,611

Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS

Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.

Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00874

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 8,712,471

Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS

Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.

Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00875

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 9,286,853

Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS

Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.

Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00876

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 8,903,451

Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS

Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.

Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00877

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 8,903,451

Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS

Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.

Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00878

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 8,948,814

Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS

Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.

Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00879

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 9,118,794

Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS

Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.

Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00884

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 7,961,843

Title – RADIOTHERAPEUTIC APPARATUS

Patent Owner –  ELEKTA LIMITED

Petitioner – VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.

Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00885

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 7,961,843

Title – RADIOTHERAPEUTIC APPARATUS

Patent Owner –  ELEKTA LIMITED

Petitioner – VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.

Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00886

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 7,480,694

Title – WEB PLAYLIST SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM

Patent Owner –  LINK ENGINE TECHNOLOGIES LLC

Petitioner – RPX CORPORATION; VIMEO, INC.

Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-00887

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 8,619,051

Title – HAPTIC FEEDBACK SYSTEM WITH STORED EFFECTS

Patent Owner –  IMMERSION CORPORATION

Petitioner – APPLE INC.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00889

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 6,847,107

Title – MICROELECTRONIC ASSEMBLIES HAVING COMPLIANT LAYERS

Patent Owner –  TESSERA, INC.

Petitioner – BROADCOM LIMITED

Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00890

Filing Date – 2/10/2017

Patent # – 6,522,695

Title – TRANSMITTING DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING A DIGITAL INFORMATION SIGNAL ALTERNATELY IN ENCODED FORM AND NON-ENCODED FORM

Patent Owner –  KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.

Petitioner – MICROSOFT CORPORATION; MICROSOFT MOBILE INC.; HTC CORPORATION; HTC AMERICA, INC.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00896

Filing Date – 2/12/2017

Patent # – 8,659,571

Title – INTERACTIVITY MODEL FOR SHARED FEEDBACK ON MOBILE DEVICES

Patent Owner –  IMMERSION CORPORATION

Petitioner – APPLE INC.

Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00897

Filing Date – 2/12/2017

Patent # – 8,773,356

Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING TACTILE SENSATIONS

Patent Owner –  IMMERSION CORPORATION

Petitioner – APPLE INC.

Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Petitions

There have been no new petitions for CBM review since the last report.

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,903

Date – 2/9/2017

Patent # – 9,051,465

Inventor –  ALMEN, Gregory Roy

Assignee –  PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORPORATION

Title – THERMOSETTING RESIN COMPOSITION CONTAINING A POLYPHENYLENE ETHER AND A BROMINATED FIRE RETARDANT COMPOUND

Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

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