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PTO Litigation Report – March 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, March 13, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-00942

Filing Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – 8,566,871

Title – MULTIPLE INTERACTIVE ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE SYSTEM AND METHODS

Patent Owner –  ROVI GUIDES, INC.

Petitioner – COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2017-00943

Filing Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – 8,566,871

Title – MULTIPLE INTERACTIVE ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE SYSTEM AND METHODS

Patent Owner –  ROVI GUIDES, INC.

Petitioner – COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2017-01053

Filing Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – 8,268,299

Title – SELF PRESERVED AQUEOUS PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS

Patent Owner –  ALCON RESEARCH, LTD.

Petitioner – ARGENTUM PHARMACEUTICALS LLC

Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01063

Filing Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – 9,006,224

Title – NEUROENDOCRINE TUMOR TREATMENT

Patent Owner –  NOVARTIS AG

Petitioner – ARGENTUM PHARMACEUTICALS LLC

Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01068

Filing Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – 5,859,601

Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPLEMENTING MAXIMUM TRANSITION RUN CODES

Patent Owner –  REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

Petitioner – LSI CORPORATION; AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES U.S., INC.

Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01069

Filing Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – 7,275,186

Title – MEMORY BUS CHECKING PROCEDURE

Patent Owner –  MEMORY TECHNOLOGIES LLC

Petitioner – SANDISK LLC

Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01070

Filing Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – 7,072,947

Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING E-MAIL AND WEBSITE BEHAVIOR OF AN E-MAIL RECIPIENT

Patent Owner –  INSIDESALES.COM, INC.

Petitioner – SALESLOFT, INC.

Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01071

Filing Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – 7,076,533

Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING E-MAIL AND WEBSITE BEHAVIOR OF AN E-MAIL RECIPIENT

Patent Owner –  INSIDESALES.COM, INC.

Petitioner – SALESLOFT, INC.

Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01072

Filing Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – RE40,264

Title – MULTI-TEMPERATURE PROCESSING

Patent Owner –  DANIEL L. FLAMM

Petitioner – TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED

Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01073

Filing Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – RE45,482

Title – OPTICAL FIBER CONNECTOR AND ASSOCIATED METHODS OF VALIDATING OPTICAL FIBER CONTINUITY

Patent Owner –  CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS LLC

Petitioner – Panduit Corp.

Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01074

Filing Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – RE45,482

Title – OPTICAL FIBER CONNECTOR AND ASSOCIATED METHODS OF VALIDATING OPTICAL FIBER CONTINUITY

Patent Owner –  CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS LLC

Petitioner – Panduit Corp.

Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01025

Filing Date – 3/11/2017

Patent # – 7,022,100

Title – GUIDABLE INTRAVASCULAR BLOOD PUMP AND RELATED METHODS

Patent Owner –  MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, LLC

Petitioner – Abiomed, Inc.; Abiomed R&D, Inc.; Abiomed Europe GmbH

Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01026

Filing Date – 3/11/2017

Patent # – 8,888,728

Title – GUIDABLE INTRAVASCULAR BLOOD PUMP AND RELATED METHODS

Patent Owner –  MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, LLC

Petitioner – Abiomed, Inc.; Abiomed R&D, Inc.; Abiomed Europe GmbH

Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01027

Filing Date – 3/11/2017

Patent # – 8,888,728

Title – GUIDABLE INTRAVASCULAR BLOOD PUMP AND RELATED METHODS

Patent Owner –  MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, LLC

Petitioner – Abiomed, Inc.; Abiomed R&D, Inc.; Abiomed Europe GmbH

Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01028

Filing Date – 3/11/2017

Patent # – 9,327,068

Title – GUIDABLE INTRAVASCULAR BLOOD PUMP AND RELATED METHODS

Patent Owner –  MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, LLC

Petitioner – Abiomed, Inc.; Abiomed R&D, Inc.; Abiomed Europe GmbH

Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01029

Filing Date – 3/11/2017

Patent # – 9,327,068

Title – GUIDABLE INTRAVASCULAR BLOOD PUMP AND RELATED METHODS

Patent Owner –  MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, LLC

Petitioner – Abiomed, Inc.; Abiomed R&D, Inc.; Abiomed Europe GmbH

Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01076

Filing Date – 3/11/2017

Patent # – 8,571,194

Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INITIATING A CONFERENCE CALL

Patent Owner –  UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A.

Petitioner – UNIFY INC.

Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Petitions

Trial Number – CBM2017-00041

Filing Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – 6,189,787

Title – MULTIFUNCTION CARD SYSTEM

Patent Owner –  ALEXSAM, INC.

Petitioner – MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL INCORPORATED

Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – CBM2017-00041

Filing Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – 6,000,608

Title – MULTIFUNCTION CARD SYSTEM

Patent Owner –  ALEXSAM, INC.

Petitioner – MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL INCORPORATED

Tech Center – 2800

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,921

Date – 3/10/2017

Patent # – 6,795,805

Inventor –  BESSETTE, Bruno et al.

Assignee –  SAINT LAWRENCE COMMUNICATIONS LLC

Title – PERIODICITY ENHANCEMENT IN DECODING WIDEBAND SIGNALS

Co-pending Litigation – Saint Lawrence Communications LLC v. Apple Inc. et al., TXED-2-16-cv-00082; Saint Lawrence Communications, LLC v. ZTE Corporation et al., TXED-2-15-cv-00349; Saint Lawrence Communications, LLC v. Motorola Mobility, LLC, TXED-2-15-cv-00351

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