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PTO Litigation Center Report – February 22, 2013

February 22nd, 2013

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 9:30 AM on Friday, February 22, 2013.

New IPR Requests

Trial Number – IPR2013-00155
Filing Date – 2/21/2013
Patent # – 8,180,489
Title – COMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR A WATER SOFTENER SYSTEM
Assignee – CULLIGAN INTERNATIONAL COMPANY
Petitioner – ECOWATER SYSTEMS LLC
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 1700

New CBM Review Requests

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

Newly Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/012,800
Date – 2/21/2013
Patent # – 7,009,655
Inventor – Huang, Qiang
Assignee – MEDIOSTREAM, INC.
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DIRECT RECORDING OF VIDEO INFORMATION ONTO A DISK MEDIUM
Co-pending Litigation – No documents posted on USPTO site.