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PTO Litigation Center Report – November 29, 2012

November 29th, 2012

Listed below are all new filings before PTAB of requests for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM).  Also listed are any newly posted requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO.  This listing is current as of Thursday, November 29, 2012, at 9:15 AM.

New IPR Review Requests (As of November 29, 2012 at 9:15 am)

Trial Number – IPR2013-00066
Filing Date – 11/28/2012
Patent # – 7,876,413
Title – Electronic Apparatus with a Flexible Printed Circuit and a Transparent Conductive Layer
Assignee – SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD.
Petitioner – Chimei Innolux Corp.
Petitioner’s Legal Rep. – OBLON, SPIVAK, McCLELLAND, MAIER & NEUSTADT, L.L.P.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2013-00067
Filing Date – 11/29/2012
Patent # – 7,347,011
Title – ARTICLE OF FOOTWEAR HAVING A TEXTILE UPPER
Assignee – NIKE, INC.
Petitioner – adidas AG
Petitioner’s Legal Rep. – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 3700

New CBM Review Requests

There have been no new requests for CBM review since the last report.

Newly Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/012,723
Date – 11/20/2012
Patent # – 5,351,285
Inventor – Katz, Ronald A.
Assignee – GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION
Title – Multiple Format Telephonic Interface Control System
Co-pending Litigation – No documents posted on USPTO site.

Control # – 90/012,724
Date – 11/21/2012
Patent # – 5,437,354
Inventor – Smith, Stewart G.
Assignee – CLOUD FARM ASSOCIATES
Title – TILT CONTROL APPARATUS FOR VEHICLES
Co-pending Litigation – No documents posted on USPTO site.