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PTO Litigation Report – July 17, 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 11 AM on Monday, July 17, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-01783
Filing Date – 7/14/2017
Patent # – 5,974,550
Title – METHOD FOR STRONGLY AUTHENTICATING ANOTHER PROCESS IN A DIFFERENT ADDRESS SPACE
Patent Owner –  PLANO ENCRYPTION TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01785
Filing Date – 7/14/2017
Patent # – 9,264,553
Title – METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR ECHO CANCELATION WITH BEAMFORMING MICROPHONE ARRAYS
Patent Owner –  CLEARONE INC.
Petitioner – SHURE INCORPORATED
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01789
Filing Date – 7/14/2017
Patent # – 8,960,196
Title – MASK SYSTEM WITH INTERCHANGEABLE HEADGEAR CONNECTORS
Patent Owner –  RESMED LIMITED
Petitioner – FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE LIMITED
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01780
Filing Date – 7/15/2017
Patent # – 6,936,851
Title – SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME
Patent Owner –  LEXINGTON LUMINANCE LLC
Petitioner – TCL Corporation; TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings, Ltd.; TTE Technology, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01792
Filing Date – 7/17/2017
Patent # – 9,105,705
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PLASMA DICING A SEMI-CONDUCTOR WAFER
Patent Owner –  PLASMA-THERM LLC
Petitioner – SPTS TECHNOLOGIES LTD.
Tech Center – 2800

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,985
Date – 7/14/2017
Patent # – 8,057,445
Inventor –  HURWITZ, Marni Markell
Assignee – I DID IT, INC.
Title – DIRECT DELIVERY APPLICATOR ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF USE
Co-pending Litigation – Nite Glow Industries Inc. et al v. Central Garden & Pet Co. et al., NJD-2-12-cv-04047

Control # – 90/013,986
Date – 7/14/2017
Patent # – 8,709,494
Inventor –  DANIEL, John
Assignee – MIMEDX GROUP, INC.
Title – PLACENTAL TISSUE GRAFTS
Co-pending Litigation – MiMedx Group, Inc. v. Vivex Biomedical, Inc., GAND-1-16-cv-01079; MiMedz Group Inc v. NuTech Medical, Inc. et al., ALND-2-15-cv-00369; MiMedx Group, Inc. v. Tissue Transplant Technology, Ltd., et al., TXWD-5-14-cv-00719; MiMedx Group, Inc. v. Liventa Bioscience, Inc. et al., GAND-1-14-cv-01178

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