Daily Reexamination Report – February 21, 2012

February 21st, 2012

Below is the newest reexamination request filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office as of February 21, 2012:  seven ex parte reexamination requests and three inter partes reexamination requests.

Control # – 95/001,900

Date – 02-20-2012 – Receipt of Orig or Corrected Inter Partes Reexam Request
Patent # – 7,592,537
Inventor(s) – West; John Raymond (Guerneville, CA)
Title – Method and Apparatus for Mounting Photovoltaic Modules
No documents posted yet on USPTO website.

Control # – 95/001,899

Date – 02-21-2012 – Receipt of Orig or Corrected Inter Partes Reexam Request
Patent # – 7,937,081
Inventor(s) – Phan-Anh; Son (Budapest, HU), Benko; Balint (Budapest, HU), Hartikainen; Auvo (Budapest, HU), Verkama; Markku (Espoo, FI), Einola; Heikki Juhani (Helsinki, FI), Faccin; Stefano (Dallas, TX)
Real Party In Interest – Xilinx, Inc.
Assignee – Spyder Navigations L.L.C. (Wilmington, DE)
Title – Recovery Techniques in Mobile Networks
No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 95/001,898

Date – 02-17-2012 – Receipt of Orig or Corrected Inter Partes Reexam Request
Patent # – 7,224,779
Inventor(s) – Finnigan; Paul F. (Los Gatos, CA)
Real Party In Interest Skype Technologies, SA and Skype Inc.
Assignee – WorldVoice Licensing, Inc. (Washington, DC)
Title – Telephonic Voice Message Transmission Control Method
Co-Pending Litigation – Civil Action No. 09-234-SL, Eidos Communications, LLC and Routes, LLC v. Skype Technologies, SA, and Skype Incorporated 

Control # – 90/012,156

Date – 02-21-2012 – Receipt of Orig or Corrected Ex Parte Reexam Request
Patent # – RE42,736
Inventor(s) – Dando; Ross R. (Nampa, ID), Tuttle; Mark E. (Boise, ID)  
Assignee – Round Rock Research, LLC (Mt. Kisco, NY)
Title – Methods for Electronic Tracking of Units Originating from a Common Source
No documents posted yet on USPTO website. 

Control # – 90/012,155

Date – 02-21-2012 – Receipt of Orig or Corrected Ex Parte Reexam Request
Patent # – 6,082,130
Inventor(s) – Pastryk; Jim J. (New Troy, MI), Nelson; Mark H. (Berrien Springs, MI), Myers; Verne H. (St. Joseph, MI), Harmon; Daryl L. (Newburgh, IN), Oltman; Andrew M. (Evansville, IN), Hortin; Gregory G. (Evansville, IN), Singh; Devinder (St. Joseph, MI)
Assignee – Whirlpool Corporation (Benton Harbor, MN)
Title – Ice Delivery System for a Refrigerator
No documents posted yet on USPTO website. 

Control # – 90/012,154

Date – 02-20-2012 – Receipt of Orig or Corrected Ex Parte Reexam Request
Patent # – 6,971,945
Inventor(s) – Liu; Zhendong (Newark, DE), Quanci; John (Haddonfield, NJ), Schmidt; Robert E. (Bear, DE), Thomas; Terence M. (Newark, DE)
Assignee – Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials CMP Holdings, Inc. (Wilmington, DE)
Title – Multi-Step Polishing Solution for Chemical Mechanical Planarization
No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 90/012,153

Date – 02-17-2012 – Receipt of Orig or Corrected Ex Parte Reexam Request
Patent # – 5,508,731
Inventor(s) – Kohorn; Henry V. (Vero Beach, FL)
Assignee – Response Reward Systems L.C. (Vero Beach, FL)
Title – Generation of Enlarged Participatory Broadcast Audience
No documents posted yet on USPTO website. 

Control # – 90/012,152

Date – 02-17-2012 – Receipt of Orig or Corrected Ex Parte Reexam Request
Patent # – 7,644,987
Inventor(s) – Humer; Mladen (Eastpointe, MI), Yetukuri; Nagarjun (Rochester Hills, MI), Locke; Gerald (Lake Orion, MI), Smallwood; Dale (Clarkston, MI)
Assignee – Lear Corporation (Southfield, MI)
Title – Vehicle Seat Having Active Head Restraint System
Co-Pending Litigation – Lear Corporation v. TS Tech USA Corporation et al. Case No. 2:11-cv-00245-GLF-MRA, Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division 

Control # – 90/012,151

Date – 02-17-2012 – Receipt of Orig or Corrected Ex Parte Reexam Request
Patent # – 7,222,000
Inventor(s) – Wang; Yulun (Goleta, CA), Jordan; Charles S. (Santa Barbara, CA), Pinter; Marco (Santa Barbara, CA), Southard; Jonathan (Santa Barbara, CA)
Assignee – InTouch Technologies, Inc. (Goleta, CA)
Title – Mobile Videoconferencing Platform with Automatic Shut-Off Features
No documents posted yet on USPTO website. 

Control # – 90/012,150

Date – 02-17-2012 – Receipt of Orig or Corrected Ex Parte Reexam Request
Patent # – 6,008,786
Inventor(s) – Kimura; Yasuhiro (Yamato, JP), Matino; Haruhiro (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Assignee – International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
Title – Method for Driving Halftone Display for a Liquid Crystal Display
No documents posted yet on USPTO website.