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PTO Litigation Center Report – September 26, 2013

September 26th, 2013

Listed below are all new filings before PTAB of requests for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM).  Since the last report, no new requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO have been posted.  This listing is current as of 9:30 AM on Thursday, September 26, 2013.

New IPR Requests

Trial Number – IPR2013-00605
Filing Date – 9/25/2013
Patent # – 7,749,229
Title – TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY THROUGH SHORTENED INCISION
Assignee – BONUTTI SKELETAL INNOVATIONS LLC
Petitioner – SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2013-00620
Filing Date – 9/25/2013
Patent # – 6,702,821
Title – INSTRUMENTATION FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE JOINT REPLACEMENT AND METHODS FOR USING SAME
Assignee – BONUTTI SKELETAL INNOVATIONS LLC
Petitioner – SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2013-00621
Filing Date – 9/25/2013
Patent # – 8,133,229
Title – KNEE ARTHROPLASTY METHOD
Assignee – BONUTTI SKELETAL INNOVATIONS LLC
Petitioner – SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2013-00626
Filing Date – 9/25/2013
Patent # – 8,204,561
Title – ONE PIECE CO-FORMED EXTERIOR HARD SHELL CASE WITH AN ELASTOMERIC LINER FOR MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICES
Assignee – SPECULATIVE PRODUCT DESIGN, LLC.
Petitioner – Superior Communications, Inc.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Requests

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

There have been no new reexam requests posted since the last report.