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PTO Litigation Report – May 15, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM).  Since the last report, no new requests for ex partereexamination at the USPTO have been posted.  This listing is current as of 11 AM on Monday, May 15, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-01396
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 9,156,203
Title – METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN AIR MATTRESS
Patent Owner –  INTEX MARKETING LTD.
Petitioner – BESTWAY (USA), INC.
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01397
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 8,562,773
Title – METHOD OF PRODUCING AN INTERNAL TENSIONING STRUCTURE USEABLE WITH INFLATABLE DEVICES
Patent Owner –  INTEX MARKETING LTD.
Petitioner – BESTWAY (USA), INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01407
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 9,616,276
Title – STRENGTH TRAINING APPARATUS WITH FLYWHEEL AND RELATED METHODS
Patent Owner –  ICON HEALTH & FITNESS, INC.
Petitioner – Nautilus, Inc.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01408
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 9,616,276
Title – STRENGTH TRAINING APPARATUS WITH FLYWHEEL AND RELATED METHODS
Patent Owner –  ICON HEALTH & FITNESS, INC.
Petitioner – Nautilus, Inc.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01412
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 6,069,507
Title – CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR REDUCING DELAY LINE LENGTH IN DELAY-LOCKED LOOPS
Patent Owner –  PROMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01413
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 6,069,507
Title – CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR REDUCING DELAY LINE LENGTH IN DELAY-LOCKED LOOPS
Patent Owner –  PROMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01414
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 6,208,574
Title – SENSE AMPLIFIER WITH LOCAL COLIMN READ AMPLIFIER AND LOCAL DATA WRITE DRIVERS
Patent Owner –  PROMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01415
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 6,208,574
Title – SENSE AMPLIFIER WITH LOCAL COLIMN READ AMPLIFIER AND LOCAL DATA WRITE DRIVERS
Patent Owner –  PROMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01416
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 6,172,554
Title – POWER SUPPLY INSENSITIVE SUBSTRATE BIAS VOLTAGE DETECTOR CIRCUIT
Patent Owner –  PROMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01417
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 7,375,027
Title – METHOD OF PROVIDING CONTACT VIA TO A SURFACE
Patent Owner –  PROMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01418
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 6,559,044
Title – METHOD FOR FORMING CONTACTS
Patent Owner –  PROMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01419
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 6,562,714
Title – A NEW CONSOLIDATION METHOD OF JUNCTION CONTACT ETCH FOR BELOW 150 NANOMETER DEEP TRENCH-BASED DRAM DEVICES
Patent Owner –  PROMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01429
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 7,214,506
Title – METHOD FOR TREATING ONYCHOMYCOSIS
Patent Owner –  KAKEN PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.; VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Petitioner – ARGENTUM PHARMACEUTICALS LLC
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01431
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 8,566,627
Title – ADAPTIVE POWER CONTROL
Patent Owner –  SEMCON IP INC.
Petitioner – STMICROELECTRONICS, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01432
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 5,978,876
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN SUBSYSTEMS
Patent Owner –  SEMCON IP INC.
Petitioner – STMICROELECTRONICS, INC.
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01434
Filing Date – 5/12/2017
Patent # – 5,886,035
Title – DIFLUOROPROSTAGLANDIN DERIVATIVES AND THEIR USE
Patent Owner –  SANTEN PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.; ASAHI GLASS COMPANY LTD.
Petitioner – MICRO LABS LIMITED; MICRO LABS USA INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01427
Filing Date – 5/13/2017
Patent # – 7,959,036
Title – ELASTOMERIC DISPENSING CONTAINER
Patent Owner –  PKOH NYC, LLC
Petitioner – SHENZHEN KEAN SILICONE PRODUCT CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 3700

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

There have been no new reexam requests posted since the last report.

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