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PTO Litigation Report – October 10, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before 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 10 AM on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-02097
Filing Date – 10/5/2017
Patent # – 8,529,161
Title – MULTILAYER HYDRODYNAMIC SHEATH FLOW STRUCTURE
Patent Owner –  CYTONOME/ST, LLC
Petitioner – ABS GLOBAL, INC..
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-02126
Filing Date – 10/6/2017
Patent # – 7,682,612
Title – TREATMENT OF HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES ASSOCIATED WITH CIRCULATING TUMOR CELLS USING CHIMERIC ANTI-CD20 ANTIBODY
Patent Owner –  BIOGEN INC.; GENENTECH, INC.
Petitioner – PFIZER, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-02127
Filing Date – 10/6/2017
Patent # – 8,206,711
Title – TREATMENT OF CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA USING ANTI-CD20 ANTIBODIES
Patent Owner –  BIOGEN INC.; GENENTECH, INC.
Petitioner – PFIZER, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00003
Filing Date – 10/6/2017
Patent # – 7,198,409
Title – FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR HOLDER AND METHOD
Patent Owner –  COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – CLEARFIELD, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00015
Filing Date – 10/6/2017
Patent # – 9,021,747
Title – CORRUGATED MESH GUTTER LEAF PRECLUSION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  GUTTERGLOVE, INC.
Petitioner – ARTESIAN HOME PRODUCTS; AMERICAN DIE & ROLLFORMING
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00027
Filing Date – 10/6/2017
Patent # – 9,280,886
Title – CIRCUIT MONITORING DEVICE
Patent Owner –  WIRELESS MONITORING SYSTEMS LLC
Petitioner – UNIFIED PATENTS INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00030
Trial Number – IPR2018-00031
Filing Date – 10/6/2017
Patent # – 8,479,454
Title – SUPPORTED MESH DEBRIS PRECLUSION SYSTEM FOR GUTTERS
Patent Owner –  GUTTERGLOVE, INC.
Petitioner – ARTESIAN HOME PRODUCTS; AMERICAN DIE & ROLLFORMING
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00043
Filing Date – 10/6/2017
Patent # – 9,454,748
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DATA MANAGEMENT
Patent Owner –  FALL LINE PATENTS, LLC
Petitioner – UNIFIED PATENTS INC.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00044
Filing Date – 10/6/2017
Patent # – 7,302,423
Title – SEARCH-ON-THE-FLY WITH MERGE FUNCTION
Patent Owner –  VILOX TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
Petitioner – UNIFIED PATENTS INC.
Tech Center – 2100

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,020
Date – 10/6/2017
Patent # – 5,889,645
Inventor –  KADAH, Andrew S. et al.
Assignee –  INTERNATIONAL CONTROLS AND MEASUREMENT CORP.
Title – ENERGY PRESERVATION AND TRANSFER MECHANISM
Co-pending Litigation – ICM Controls Corporation et al v. Honeywell International, Inc., NYND-5-12-cv-01766

Control # – 90/014,021
Date – 10/6/2017
Patent # – 9,035,180
Inventor –  SMITH, Jeremy et al.
Assignee –  SNAPRAYS, LLC DBA SNAPPOWER
Title – ACTIVE COVER PLATES
Co-pending Litigation – SnapRays, LLC d/b/a SnapPower v. OnTel Products Corporation et al., UTD-2-16-cv-01198

Control # – 90/014,022
Date – 10/6/2017
Patent # – 8,912,442
Inventor –  SMITH, Jeremy
Assignee –  SNAPRAYS, LLC
Title – ACTIVE COVER PLATE
Co-pending Litigation – SnapRays, LLC d/b/a SnapPower v. OnTel Products Corporation et al., UTD-2-16-cv-01198; SnapRays, LLC d/b/a SnapPower v. Aluratek, Inc. et al., UTD-2-17-cv-00220

Control # – 90/014,024
Date – 10/9/2017
Patent # – D769,060
Inventor –  KLEIN, Eric
Assignee –  KLEIN, Eric
Title – VEGETABLE FERMENTING KITCHENWARE
Co-pending Litigation – Klein v. Cultured Gourmet, LLC, CAND-4-17-cv-05034

Control # – 90/014,025
Date – 10/6/2017
Patent # – 8,400,326
Inventor –  CODAZZI, Daniel
Assignee –  SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
Title – INSTRUMENTATION OF APPRAISAL WELL FOR TELEMETRY
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

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