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PTO Litigation Report – January 17, 2018

Listed below are all new filings before PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR), covered business methods review (CBM), and post grant review (PGR).  Also listed are any newly-posted requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO.  This listing is current as of 12:45 PM on Wednesday, January 17. 2018.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00461
Filing Date – 1/11/2018
Patent # – 8,624,550
Title – MULTIFUNCTIONAL CHARGER SYSTEM AND METHOD
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – LG Electronics, Inc.; LG Electronics U.S.A. Inc.; LG Electronics Mobilecomm U.S.A. Inc.; LG Electronics Mobile Research U.S.A. LLC; LG Electronics Alabama, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00465
Filing Date – 1/11/2018
Patent # – 8,624,550
Title – MULTIFUNCTIONAL CHARGER SYSTEM AND METHOD
Patent Owner –  FUNDAMENTAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Petitioner – HUAWEI DEVICE CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00490
Filing Date – 1/15/2018
Patent # – 9,500,664
Title – DROPLET GENERATION FOR DROPLET-BASED ASSAYS
Patent Owner –  BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC.
Petitioner – 10X GENOMICS, INC.
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00494
Filing Date – 1/15/2018
Patent # – 9,420,075
Title – VIRTUAL REALITY VIEWER AND INPUT MECHANISM
Patent Owner –  DODOCASE, INC.
Petitioner – MERCHSOURCE, LLC
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00505
Filing Date – 1/15/2018
Patent # – 8,147,077
Title – EXTERIOR SIDEVIEW MIRROR SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  MAGNA MIRRORS OF AMERICA, INC.
Petitioner – SMR Automotive Systems USA, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00482
Filing Date – 1/16/2018
Patent # – 7,818,399
Title – METHODS OF EXPANDING COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERNET WEBSITES THROUGH COORDINATED OFFSITE MARKETING
Patent Owner –  DDR HOLDINGS, LLC
Petitioner – PRICELINE.COM LLC; BOOKING.COM B.V.; TOURICO HOLIDAYS, INC.; TICKETNETWORK, INC.; TRAVEL HOLDINGS, INC.
Tech Center – 2400

New CBM Review Petitions

Trial Number – CBM2018-00018
Filing Date – 1/15/2018
Patent # – 9,239,993
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DISTRIBUTING ELECTRONIC TICKETS WITH VISUAL DISPLAY
Patent Owner –  BYTEMARK INC.
Petitioner – XEROX CORP.; ACS TRANSPORT SOLUTIONS, INC.; XEROX TRANSPORT SOLUTIONS, INC.; CONDUENT INC.; NEW JERSEY TRANSIT CORP.
Tech Center – 3600

New PGR Petitions

Trial Number – PGR2018-00019
Filing Date – 1/15/2018
Patent # – 9,723,117
Title – VIRTUAL REALITY VIEWER AND INPUT MECHANISM
Patent Owner –  DODOCASE, INC.
Petitioner – MERCHSOURCE, LLC
Tech Center – 2600

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,067
Date – 1/16/2018
Patent # – 9,869,459
Inventor –  LENTINE, Lou
Assignee –  TELEBRANDS CORP.
Title – LANDSCAPE LIGHT
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

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