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New Requests for Ex Parte Reexamination in Official Gazette of August 17, 2010

August 17th, 2010

This week the Official Gazette noticed ten ex parte reexamination requests. Google filed two requests against Software Rights Archive’s patents on a method and apparatus for indexing, searching and displaying data and a method and apparatus for indexing, searching and displaying data. Anonymous third parties filed requests against patents assigned to Vegas Amusement, Rockwood Clay Additives, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Unitherm Food Systems, Sulzer Chemtech AG, Avago Technologies Wireless IP, D&D Group, and The Personalized Mass Media Corporation.

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: 90/009,737

Patent Number: 7,575,512
Technology Area:
Amusement devices: games
Patent Owner:
Vegas Amusement, Incorporated, Longs, SC
Firm Requesting:
Winston & Strawn, LLP., New York, NY
Date Requested:
5/28/2010
Invention Title:
MULTIPLAYER INTERACTIVE VIDEO GAMING DEVICE

Control Number: 90/009,744

Patent Number: 7,223,552
Technology Area:
Surgery
Patent Owner:
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Firm Requesting:
Morrison & Foerster, LLP., San Diego, CA
Date Requested:
5/11/2010
Invention Title:
MYELOPEROXIDASE, A RISK INDICATOR FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Control Number: 90/009,751

Patent Number: 6,206,349
Technology Area:
Gas and liquid contact apparatus
Patent Owner:
Sulzer Chemtech AG, Winterthur, Switzerland
Firm Requesting:
Winstead, PC., Dallas, TX
Date Requested:
5/21/2010
Invention Title:
FLUID-FLUID CONTACTING APPARATUS

Control Number: 90/009,752

Patent Number: 6,675,589
Technology Area:
Refrigeration
Patent Owner:
Unitherm Food Systems, Inc., Bristow, OK
Firm Requesting:
Henry Query, PC, Wheaton, IL
Date Requested:
5/21/2010
Invention Title:
FREEZE-CRUSTING PROCESS

Control Number: 90/009,753

Patent Number: 7,504,451
Technology Area:
Synthetic resins or natural rubbers — part of the class 520 series
Patent Owner:
Rockwood Clay Additives, GMBH, Germany
Firm Requesting:
Hahn & Voight, PLLC., Washington, DC
Date Requested:
5/25/2010
Invention Title:
FIRE RETARDANT COMPOSITIONS

Control Number: 90/010,854

Patent Number: 6,060,818
Technology Area:
Electrical generator or motor structure
Patent Owner:
Avago Technologies Wireless IP (Singapore) PTE., LTD., Singapore
Firm Requesting:
Thomas Raring & Teague, PC., Richmond, VA
Date Requested:
6/2/2010
Invention Title:
SBAR STRUCTURES AND METHOD OF FABRICATION OF SBAR.FBAR FILM PROCESSING TECHNIQUES FOR THE MANUFACTURING OF SBAR/BAR FILTERS

Control Number: 90/011,012

Patent Number: 6,233,571
Technology Area:
Data processing: database and file management or data structures
Patent Owner:
Software Rights Archive, LLC., Durham, NC
Requester:
Google, Inc., Mountain View, CA
Firm Requesting:
Dorsey & Whitney, Washington, DC
Date Requested:
5/25/2010
Invention Title:
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INDEXING, SEARCHING AND DISPLAYING DATA

Control Number: 90/011,013

Patent Number: 5,584,100
Technology Area:
Miscellaneous hardware (e.g., bushing, carpet fastener, caster, door closer,
Patent Owner:
D&D Group LTD., PTY, Australia
Firm Requesting:
Bond Schoeneck & King, PLLC., Syracuse, NY
Date Requested:
5/26/2010
Invention Title:
HINGE

Control Number: 90/011,014

Patent Number: 5,832,494
Technology Area:
Data processing: database and file management or data structures
Patent Owner:
Software Rights Archive, LLC., Durham, NC
Requester:
Google, Inc., Mountain View, CA
Firm Requesting:
Fish & Richardson, San Diego, CA
Date Requested:
5/26/2010
Invention Title:
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INDEXING, SEARCHING AND DISPLAYING DATA

Control Number: 90/011,016

Patent Number: 5,109,414
Technology Area:
Cryptography
Patent Owner:
The Personalized Mass Media Corporation, New York, NY
Firm Requesting:
Greenblum & Bernstein, PLC., Reston, VA
Date Requested:
5/28/2010
Invention Title:
SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHODS