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PTO Litigation Center Report – July 29, 2013

July 29th, 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 11 AM on Monday, July 29, 2013.

New IPR Requests

Trial Number – IPR2013-00470
Filing Date – 7/29/2013
Patent # – 7,709,152
Title – ORGANIC/INORGANIC COMPOSITE SEPARATOR HAVING POROUS ACTIVE COATING LAYER AND ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE CONTAINING THE SAME
Assignee – LG CHEM, LTD.
Petitioner – Ube Maxell Co., Ltd.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2013-00471
Filing Date – 7/29/2013
Patent # – 7,695,870
Title – ORGANIC/INORGANIC COMPOSITE SEPARATOR AND ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE CONTAINING THE SAME
Assignee – LG CHEM, LTD.
Petitioner – Ube Maxell Co., Ltd.
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 # – 90/012,929
Date – 7/26/2013
Patent # – 5,611,346
Inventor – HEIKKILA, ILKKA et al.
Assignee – POLAR ELECTRO OY
Title – METHOD OF INTERFERENCE-TOLERANT TRANSMISSION OF HEARTBEAT SIGNALS
Co-pending Litigation – No documents posted on USPTO site.

Control # – 90/012,930
Date – 7/26/2013
Patent # – 7,330,695
Inventor – KARSCHNIA, ROBERT J. et al.
Assignee – ROSEMOUNT, INC.
Title – BUS POWERED WIRELESS TRANSMITTER
Co-pending Litigation – No documents posted on USPTO site.

Control # – 90/012,931
Date – 7/26/2013
Patent # – 5,978,791
Inventor – Farber, David A. et al.
Assignee – PERSONALWEB TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
Title – DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM USING SUBSTANTIALLY UNIQUE IDENTIFIERS TO IDENTIFY DATA
Co-pending Litigation – PersonalWeb Tech. LLC et al. v. Facebook Inc., filed March 26, 2013 in the N.D. CA; 5-13-cv-01356.  Additionally, there are 18 other related litigation matters, with PersonalWeb being the plaintiff in 17 of those matters.

Control # – 90/012,932
Date – 7/26/2013
Patent # – 7,985,414
Inventor – KNAACK, DAVID et al.
Assignee – WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.
Title – POLYURETHANES FOR OSTEOIMPLANTS
Co-pending Litigation – No documents posted on USPTO site.