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New Requests for Inter Parte Reexamination in Official Gazette of November 9, 2010

November 10th, 2010

This week the Official Gazette noticed 10 inter partes reexamination requests. Diversified Industrial Minerals filed a request against Praxair Technology’s patent on production of activated char using hot gas. Abbott Laboratories filed a request against Cordis Corporation’s patent on coatings for medical devices. Public Patent Foundation filed a request against Abbott Laboratories’ patent on solid dispersion pharamaceutical formulations. HTC Corporation filed a request against FlashPoint Technology’s patent on system and method for retrieving capability parameters in an electronic imaging device. Aceto Corporation filed a request against John Raymond Keim, Barberton, William Albert Keim, and Michael Joe Keim’s patent on method and apparatus for treating stored crops. Hasbro filed a request against Ganz’s patent on system and method for toy adoption marketing. Chemo Iberica filed a request against Poli Industria Chimica SPA’s patent on process and new intermediates for the preparation of steroids with a progestogen activity. Avantra Biosciences filed a request against PriTest’s patent on translucent solid matrix assay device for microarray analysis.

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: 95/000,556

Patent Number: 7,704,921 Technology Area: Catalyst, solid sorbent, or support therefor: product or process of making Patent Owner: Praxair Technology, Inc., Danbury, CT Requester: Diversified Industrial Minerals LLC Date Requested: 8/20/2010 Invention Title: PRODUCTION OF ACTIVATED CHAR USING HOT GAS

Control Number: 95/000,567

Patent Number: 6,746,773 Technology Area: Stock material or miscellaneous articles Patent Owner: Cordis Corporation, Miami Lakes, FL, Wyeth, Madison, NJ Requester: Abbott Laboratories Firm Requesting: Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, LLP., Washington, DC Date Requested: 8/23/2010 Invention Title: COATINGS FOR MEDICAL DEVICES

Control Number: 95/000,568

Patent Number: 7,364,752 Technology Area: Drug, bio-affecting and body treating compositions Patent Owner: Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL Requester: Public Patent Foundation, Inc., New York, NY Firm Requesting: Public Patent Foundation, Inc., New York, NY Date Requested: 8/25/2010 Invention Title: SOLID DISPERSION PHARAMACEUTICAL FORMULATIONS

Control Number: 95/001,420

Patent Number: 6,163,816 Technology Area: Electrical computers and digital data processing systems: input/output Patent Owner: FlashPoint Technology, Inc., San Jose, CA Requester: HTC Corporation Firm Requesting: Hogan Lovells US LLP., Los Angeles, CA Date Requested: 8/18/2010 Invention Title: SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RETRIEVING CAPABILITY PARAMETERS IN AN ELECTRONIC IMAGING DEVICE

Control Number: 95/001,421

Patent Number: 7,635,665 Technology Area: Plant protecting and regulating compositions Patent Owner: John Raymond Keim William Albert Keim, Michael Joe Keim Requester: Aceto Corporation Firm Requesting: Holland & Hart, LLP., Denver, CO Date Requested: 8/24/2010 Invention Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING STORED CROPS

Control Number: 95/001,422

Patent Number: 7,618,303 Technology Area: Amusement devices: toys Patent Owner: Ganz, Canada Requester: Hasbro, Inc. Firm Requesting: Perkins Coie, LLP., Seattle, WA Date Requested: 8/24/2010 Invention Title: SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TOY ADOPTION MARKETING

Control Number: 95/001,423

Patent Number: 7,667,056 Technology Area: Organic compounds — part of the class 532-570 series Patent Owner: Poli Industria Chimica SPA, Italy Requester: Chemo Iberica, SA Firm Requesting: Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, LTD., Philadelphia, PA Date Requested: 8/25/2010 Invention Title: PROCESS AND NEW INTERMEDIATES FOR THE PREPARATION OF STEROIDS WITH A PROGESTOGEN ACTIVITY

Control Number: 95/001,424

Patent Number: 7,363,415 Technology Area: Electrical computers and digital data processing systems: input/output Patent Owner: ACQis, LLC., McKinney, TX Requester: Firm Requesting: Haynes and Boone, LLP., Dallas, TX Date Requested: 8/25/2010 Invention Title: COMPUTER SYSTEM UTILIZING MULTIPLE COMPUTER MODULES WITH SERIAL INTERFACE

Control Number: 95/001,425

Patent Number: 7,409,428 Technology Area: Electrical computers and digital processing systems: multicomputer data Patent Owner: Cooper Notification, Inc., Long Branch, NJ Requester: Firm Requesting: Haynes and Boone, LLP., Dallas, TX Date Requested: 8/26/2010 Invention Title: SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MESSAGING TO MULTIPLE GATEWAYS

Control Number: 95/001,426

Patent Number: 6,861,251 Technology Area: Chemistry: molecular biology and microbiology Patent Owner: PriTest, Inc., Redmond, WA Requester: Avantra Biosciences Corp Firm Requesting: Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, LLP, Boston, MA Date Requested: 8/26/2010 Invention Title: TRANSLUCENT SOLID MATRIX ASSAY DEVICE FOR MICROARRAY ANALYSIS