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PTO Litigation Report – September 18, 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 partereexamination at the USPTO.  This listing is current as of 10 AM on Monday, September 18, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-02104
Filing Date – 9/15/2017
Patent # – 7,079,926
Title – TRAIN CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING A TRAIN OR TRAINS
Patent Owner –  SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC.
Petitioner – WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-02108
Filing Date – 9/15/2017
Patent # – 8,508,751
Title – CAPTURING REAL-TIME VIDEO WITH ZOOMING CAPABILITY AND SCANNING HIGH RESOLUTION STILL IMAGES OF DOCUMENTS USING THE SAME APPARATUS
Patent Owner –  PATHWAY INNOVATIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – AVER INFORMATION INC., AND IPEVO, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-02110
Trial Number – IPR2017-02112
Filing Date – 9/15/2017
Patent # – 7,623,982
Title – METHOD OF TESTING AN ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT AND APPARATUS THEREOF
Patent Owner –  SEMICAPS PTE LTD.
Petitioner – HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-02113
Filing Date – 9/15/2017
Patent # – 6,571,003
Title – SKIN IMAGING AND ANALYSIS SYSTEMS AND METHODS
Patent Owner –  THE PROCTOR & GAMBLE COMPANY
Petitioner – Quantificare, Inc.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-02114
Filing Date – 9/15/2017
Patent # – 7,268,863
Title – NATURAL FIBER SPAN REFLECTOMETER PROVIDING A SPREAD SPECTRUM VIRTUAL SENSING ARRAY CAPABILITY
Patent Owner –  THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS REPRESENTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY (ADELOS, INC., EXCLUSIVE LICENSEE)
Petitioner – Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-02115
Filing Date – 9/15/2017
Patent # – 6,033,809
Title – LITHIUM SECONDARY BATTERY AND ELECTROLYTE THEREOF
Patent Owner –  UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.; SAMSUNG SDI AMERICA, INC.; SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.; SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-02116
Filing Date – 9/15/2017
Patent # – 6,927,001
Title – NON-AQUEOUS ELECTROLYTIC SOLUTION AND LITHIUM SECONDARY BATTERY
Patent Owner –  UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.; SAMSUNG SDI AMERICA, INC.; SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.; SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-02122
Filing Date – 9/15/2017
Patent # – 8,705,929
Title – FIBER OPTIC ENCLOSURE WITH INTERNAL CABLE SPOOL
Patent Owner –  COMMSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – CLEARFIELD, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-02064
Filing Date – 9/16/2017
Patent # – 7,113,502
Title – COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD
Patent Owner –  ARRIS ENTERPRISES LLC
Petitioner – SONY CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,013
Date – 9/15/2017
Patent # – 9,603,462
Inventor –  MARKOWITZ, Evan
Assignee –  GREEN POINT DÉCOR, LLC
Title – ANTI-SLIP PROTECTIVE COVER
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

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