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PTO Litigation Center Report – November 30, 2012

November 30th, 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 Friday, November 30, 2012, at 9:15 AM.

New IPR Review Requests

Trial Number – IPR2013-00068
Filing Date – 11/30/2012
Patent # – 8,068,204
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

New CBM Review Requests

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

Newly Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/012,716
Date – 11/5/2012
Patent # – 6,436,135
Inventor – Goldfarb, David
Assignee – Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc.
Title – PROSTHETIC VASCULAR GRAFT
Co-pending Litigation – Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc. v. W L. Gore Associates, Inc., CV-03-0597-PHX-MHM (D. Ariz.)

Control # – 90/012,719
Date – 11/14/2012
Patent # – 6,088,326
Inventor – Lysejko, Martin et al.
Assignee – WI-LAN INC.
Title – PROCESSING DATA TRANSMITTED AND RECEIVED OVER A WIRELESS LINK CONNECTING A CENTRAL TERMINAL AND A SUBSCRIBER TERMINAL OF A WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM
Co-pending Litigation – Wi-LAN Inc. v. Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc., et al. Case No. 6:1 0-cv-521 (E.D. Tex, filed Oct 5, 2010)

Control # – 90/012,720
Date – 11/16/2012
Patent # – 5,641,805
Inventor – Hayakawa, Eiji et al.
Assignee – KYOWA HAKKO KIRIN CO., LTD.
Title – Topical Ophthalmic Formulations for Treating Allergic Eye Diseases
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.