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PTO Litigation Report – February 13, 2018

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 parte reexamination at the USPTO have been posted.  This listing is current as of 10 AM on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00276
Filing Date – 2/12/2018
Patent # – 7,239,111
Title – A UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS ADAPTER FOR A MOBILE DEVICE
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – ZTE (USA) Inc.; Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00603
Trial Number – IPR2018-00604
Filing Date – 2/12/2018
Patent # – 9,644,431
Title – DRILLING RIG SYSTEM HAVING IMPROVED ELECTRICAL SUBSYSTEM
Patent Owner –  INTEGRATED DRIVE SYSTEMS, LLC
Petitioner – SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00608
Filing Date – 2/12/2018
Patent # – 9,161,926
Title – TOPICAL DAPSONE AND DAPSONE/ADAPLENE COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR USE THEREOF
Patent Owner –  ALLERGAN, INC.
Petitioner – AMNEAL PHARMACEUTICALS LLC; AMNEAL PHARMACEUTICALS OF NEW YORK, LLC
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00609
Trial Number – IPR2018-00610
Filing Date – 2/12/2018
Patent # – 6,638,268
Title – CATHETER TO CANNULATE THE CORONARY SINUS
Patent Owner –  NIAZI LICENSING CORPORATION
Petitioner – MEDTRONIC, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00618
Filing Date – 2/12/2018
Patent # – 8,785,332
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PLASMA DICING A SEMI-CONDUCTOR WAFER
Patent Owner –  PLASMA-THERM, LLC
Petitioner – SPTS TECHNOLOGIES LTD..
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00620
Filing Date – 2/12/2018
Patent # – 8,541,983
Title – CIRCUIT AND METHOD OF OPERATION FOR AN ELECTRICAL POWER SUPPLY
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00621
Filing Date – 2/12/2018
Patent # – 7,791,319
Title – CIRCUIT AND METHOD OF OPERATION FOR AN ELECTRICAL POWER SUPPLY
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00622
Filing Date – 2/12/2018
Patent # – 7,999,514
Title – CIRCUIT AND METHOD OF OPERATION FOR AN ELECTRICAL POWER SUPPLY
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

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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