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Daily Reexamination Report – April 19, 2011

April 20th, 2011

Below are the newest reexamination requests filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, as of April 19, 2011: two ex parte reexamination request and two inter partes reexamination requests.

Ex Parte –

Control # – 90/009,892

Date – 4/14/2011 – Receipt of Original Ex Parte Reexam Request
Patent # – 6,988,538
Inventor – Merkys; Justin P. (Barrington, IL), McAlpine; Doug (Bartlett, IL), Seaman; Susan A. (Streamwood, IL), Street; Norman E. (O’Fallon, MO)
Assignee – Hussmann Corporation (Bridgeton, MO)
Title – MICROCHANNEL CONDENSER ASSEMBLY
No documents posted yet on USPTO website.

Control # – 90/011,648

Date – 4/18/2011 – Receipt of Original Ex Parte Reexam Request
Patent # – 5,375,006
Inventor – Haas; Gunther (Meylan, FR)
Assignee – Thomson Consumer Electronics S.A. (Courbevoie, FR)
Title – TWISTED NEMATIC LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICES WITH OPTICAL AXIS OF BIREFRINGENT LAYER INCLINED WITH RESPECT TO BIREFRINGENT LAYER NORMAL
No documents posted yet on USPTO website.

Inter Partes –

Control # – 95/000,628

Date – 4/13/2011 – Receipt of Original Inter Partes Reexam Request
Patent # – 7,225,538
Inventor – Eldridge; Benjamin Niles (Danville, CA), Grube; Gary William (Pleasanton, CA), Khandros; Igor Yan (Orinda, CA), Mathieu; Gaetan L. (Livermore, CA)
Assignee – FormFactor, Inc. (Livermore, CA)
Title – RESILIENT CONTACT STRUCTURES FORMED AND THEN ATTACHED TO A SUBSTRATE
No documents posted yet on USPTO website.

Control # – 95/001,604

Date – 4/18/2011 – Receipt of Original Inter Partes Reexam Request
Patent # – 7,499,872
Inventor – Thompson; Michael P. (Nashville, TN)
Real Party In Interest – Vesdia Corporation
Assignee – Tuition Fund, LLC (Nashville, TN)
Title – METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR APPLYING REBATES TO HIGHER EDUCATION
Co-pending Litigation – TuitionFund, LLC. v. SunTrust Banks, Inc., SunTrust Bank, Regions Financial Corporation, Regions Bank, Vesdia Corporation, Cartera Commerce, Inc., Cardlytics, Inc., United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee; Case No. 3:11-cv-00069.