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PTO Litigation Center Report – July 31, 2013

July 31st, 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 Wednesday, July 31, 2013.

New IPR Requests

Trial Number – IPR2013-00473
Filing Date – 7/30/2013
Patent # – 8,176,267
Title – DATA ACCESSING METHOD FOR FLASH MEMORY STORAGE DEVICE HAVING DATA PERTURBATION MODULE, AND STORAGE SYSTEM AND CONTROLLER USING THE SAME
Assignee – PHISON ELECTRONICS CORP.
Petitioner – Silicon Motion Technology Corp.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2013-00478
Filing Date – 7/30/2013
Patent # – 5,544,352
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INDEXING, SEARCHING AND DISPLAYING DATA
Assignee – SOFTWARE RIGHTS ARCHIVE, LLC
Petitioner – FACEBOOK, INC., LINKEDIN CORP., and TWITTER, INC.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 2300

Trial Number – IPR2013-00479
Filing Date – 7/30/2013
Patent # – 5,832,494 (different set of claims from IPR2013-00480)
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INDEXING, SEARCHING AND DISPLAYING DATA
Assignee – SOFTWARE RIGHTS ARCHIVE, LLC
Petitioner – FACEBOOK, INC., LINKEDIN CORP., and TWITTER, INC.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2013-00480
Filing Date – 7/30/2013
Patent # – 5,832,494 (different set of claims from IPR2013-00479)
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INDEXING, SEARCHING AND DISPLAYING DATA
Assignee – SOFTWARE RIGHTS ARCHIVE, LLC
Petitioner – FACEBOOK, INC., LINKEDIN CORP., and TWITTER, INC.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2013-00481
Filing Date – 7/30/2013
Patent # – 6,233,571
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INDEXING, SEARCHING AND DISPLAYING DATA
Assignee – SOFTWARE RIGHTS ARCHIVE, LLC
Petitioner – FACEBOOK, INC., LINKEDIN CORP., and TWITTER, INC.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 2100

New CBM Review Requests

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/012,933
Date – 7/30/2013
Patent # – 6,973,847
Inventor – ADAMS, JOHN D. et al.
Assignee – SEAKEEPER, INC.
Title – GYROSCOPIC ROLL STABILIZER FOR BOATS
Co-pending Litigation – No documents posted on USPTO site.

Control # – 90/012,934
Date – 7/30/2013
Patent # – 7,920,129
Inventor – HOTELLING, STEVE PORTER et al.
Assignee – APPLE INC.
Title – DOUBLE-SIDED TOUCH-SENSITIVE PANEL WITH SHIELD AND DRIVE COMBINED LAYER
Co-pending Litigation – No documents posted on USPTO site.

Control # – 90/012,935
Date – 7/30/2013
Patent # – 7,663,607
Inventor – HOTELLING, STEVE et al.
Assignee – APPLE INC.
Title – MULTIPOINT TOUCHSCREEN
Co-pending Litigation – No documents posted on USPTO site.