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PTO Litigation Report – July 31, 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 parte reexamination at the USPTO have been posted.  This listing is current as of 10 AM on Monday, July 31, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-01774
Filing Date – 7/28/2017
Patent # – 7,934,556
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TREATING A SUBTERRAEAN FORMATION USING DIVERSION
Patent Owner –  SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
Petitioner – HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01856
Filing Date – 7/28/2017
Patent # – 7,681,124
Title – DATA ENTRY FOR PERSONAL COMPUTING DEVICES
Patent Owner –  602531 BRITISH COLUMBIA LTD.; WORLDLOGIC CORPORATION
Petitioner – UNIFIED PATENTS INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01863
Filing Date – 7/28/2017
Patent # – RE46,212
Title – EDGE PROTECTOR SYSTEMS FOR CATHODE PLATES AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME
Patent Owner –  WILLIAM A. EBERT
Petitioner – CLIM-A-TECH INDUSTRIES, INC.
Tech Center – 3900

Trial Number – IPR2017-01866
Filing Date – 7/28/2017
Patent # – 7,036,774
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CHECKING TRACK INTEGRITY
Patent Owner –  SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC.
Petitioner – WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01879
Filing Date – 7/28/2017
Patent # – 8,679,487
Title – ANTI-INTERLEUKIN-4 RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES
Patent Owner –  IMMUNEX CORPORATION
Petitioner – SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC; GENZYME CORP.; REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01883
Filing Date – 7/28/2017
Patent # – 8,942,776
Title – PHYSIOLOGICAL MONITORING METHODS
Patent Owner –  VALENCELL, INC.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01885
Filing Date – 7/28/2017
Patent # – 7,173,916
Title – WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM USING MULTIPLE MODULATION FORMATS IN TDD FRAMES AND METHOD OF OPERATION
Patent Owner –  GENERAL ACCESS SOLUTIONS, LTD.
Petitioner – SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01886
Filing Date – 7/28/2017
Patent # – 7,448,012
Title – METHODS AND SYSTEM FOR IMPROVING INTEGRATED CIRCUIT LAYOUT
Patent Owner –  IYM TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – RPX Corporation; Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01887
Filing Date – 7/28/2017
Patent # – 6,891,810
Title – WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED METHOD USING MULTIPLE MODULATION FORMATS IN TDD FRAMES ACCORDING TO SUBSCRIBER SERVICE TYPE
Patent Owner –  GENERAL ACCESS SOLUTIONS, LTD.
Petitioner – SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01888
Filing Date – 7/28/2017
Patent # – 7,448,012
Title – METHODS AND SYSTEM FOR IMPROVING INTEGRATED CIRCUIT LAYOUT
Patent Owner –  IYM TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – RPX Corporation; Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01889
Filing Date – 7/28/2017
Patent # – 7,230,931
Title – WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM USING SELECTIVELY ADAPTABLE BEAM FORMING IN TDD FRAMES AND METHOD OF OPERATION
Patent Owner –  GENERAL ACCESS SOLUTIONS, LTD.
Petitioner – SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01890
Filing Date – 7/28/2017
Patent # – 9,399,327
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

Trial Number – CBM2017-00062
Filing Date – 7/28/2017
Patent # – 7,899,751
Title – PARSING AN IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH A JURISDICTIONAL FORMAT
Patent Owner –  INTELLICHECK MOBILISA, INC.
Petitioner – Honeywell International Inc.
Tech Center – 3700

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

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

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