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New Requests for Inter Partes Reexamination in Official Gazette of April 20, 2010

April 20th, 2010

This week the Official Gazette noticed five inter partes reexamination requests. Taiwan Microloops filed a request against Convergence Technologies’ patent on a vapor augmented heatsink with multi-wick structure. Apple filed a request against MedioStream’s patent on a method and system for direct recording of video information onto a disk medium. CSR PLC filed a request against Skullcandy’s patent on a personal portable integrator for music player and mobile phone. Google and Microsoft jointly filed a request against Paid Search Engine Tools’ patent on paid search engine bid management. Shimano filed a request against SRAM’s patent on a symmetric master cylinder lever for a hydraulic disc brake.

Requests for reexamination were noticed in the USPTO Official Gazette, captioned below. Notice of Filing of Request for Reexamination means that a request for reexamination has been filed, accorded a filing date, and published in the Official Gazette (MPEP 2215).

Control Number: 95/000,537

Patent Number: 7,650,931
Technology Area:
Heat exchange
Patent Owner:
Convergence Technologies Limited, Hong Kong
Requester:
Taiwan Microloops Corp.
Firm Requesting:
Patterson Thuente Skaar & Christensen, PA, Minneapolis, MN
Date Requested:
2/18/2010
Invention Title:
VAPOR AUGMENTED HEATSINK WITH MULTI-WICK STRUCTURE

Control Number: 95/001,284

Patent Number: 7,009,655
Technology Area:
Television
Patent Owner:
MedioStream, Inc., San Jose, CA
Requester:
Apple, Inc., Cupertino, CA
Firm Requesting:
Novak Druce & Quigg, LLP., Houston, TX
Date Requested:
12/18/2009
Invention Title:
METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DIRECT RECORDING OF VIDEO INFORMATION ONTO A DISK MEDIUM

Control Number: 95/001,306

Patent Number: 7,395,090
Technology Area:
Telecommunications
Patent Owner:
Skullcandy, Inc., Park City, UT
Requester:
CSR PLC
Firm Requesting:
Fish & Richardson PC., Boston, MA
Date Requested:
2/2/2010
Invention Title:
PERSONAL PORTABLE INTEGRATOR FOR MUSIC PLAYER AND MOBILE PHONE

Control Number: 95/001,308

Patent Number: 7,043,450
Technology Area:
Data processing: financial, business practice, management, or cost/price
Patent Owner:
Paid Search Engine Tools, LLC., Loveland, OH
Requester:
Google, Inc., and Microsoft Corp.
Firm Requesting:
Sidley Austin, LLP., San Francisco, CA
Date Requested:
2/2/2010
Invention Title:
PAID SEARCH ENGINE BID MANAGEMENT

Control Number: 95/001,309

Patent Number: 7,559,414
Technology Area:
Brakes
Patent Owner:
SRAM, LLC., Chicago, IL
Requester:
Shimano, Inc., Japan
Firm Requesting:
Deland Law Ofice, Klamath River, CA
Date Requested:
2/5/2010
Invention Title:
SYMMETRIC MASTER CYLINDER LEVER FOR A HYDRAULIC DISC