PTO Litigation Report – August 15, 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 9 AM on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.
New IPR Petitions
Trial Number – IPR2017-01945
Filing Date – 8/14/2017
Patent # – 9,399,326
Title – METHOD FOR FASTENING AN ACCESSORY IN A PLASTIC FUEL TANK
Patent Owner – PLASTIC OMNIUM ADVANCED INNOVATION AND RESEARCH
Petitioner – DONGHEE AMERICA, INC.; DONGHEE ALABAMA, LLC
Tech Center – 1700
New CBM Review Petitions
There have been no new petitions for CBM review since the last report.
Newly-Posted Reexam Requests
Control # – 90/020,116
Date – 8/8/2017
Patent # – 6,471,511
Inventor – CHISHTI, Muhammad et al.
Assignee – ALIGN TECHNOLOGY
Title – DEFINING TOOTH-MOVING APPLIANCES COMPUTATIONALLY
Co-pending Litigation – Align Technology, Inc v. ClearCorrect, Inc. et al., 4-11-cv-00695 (TXSD Houston); Incremental Dental Positioning Adjustment Appliances, 337-2881 (ITC)