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PTO Litigation Center Report – April 25, 2014

April 25th, 2014

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 10:15 AM on Friday, April 25, 2014.

New IPR Requests

Trial Number – IPR2014-00686
Filing Date – 4/24/2014
Patent # – 6,805,779
Title – PLASMA GENERATION USING MULTI-STEP IONIZATION
Assignee –  ZOND INC.
Petitioner – INTEL CORPORATION
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 # – 90/013,219
Date – 4/23/2014
Patent # – RE35,952
Inventor –  BEERY, Jack
Assignee –  TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT & LICENSING, LLC
Title – TELEVISION RECEIVER HAVING MEMORY CONTROL FOR TUNE-BY-LABEL FEATURE
Co-pending Litigation – TD&L, LLC v. Motorola, Inc., Case No. 07-4512 (N.D.III.); TD&L v. Comcast Corporation, Case No. 08-3584 (N.D.III.) and TD&L v. Dish Network Corp. et al., Case No. 09-0430 (N.D. Ill.).

Control # – 90/013,220
Date – 4/23/2014
Patent # – 8,421,005
Inventor –  MUSSELMAN, Brian D.
Assignee –  IONSENSE INC.
Title – SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TRANSFER OF IONS FOR ANALYSIS
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 90/013,221
Date – 4/24/2014
Patent # – 7,360,641
Inventor –  FOURNEY, Matthew L.
Assignee –  LAITRAM, L.L.C.
Title – CONVEYOR BELT HAVING ROLLERS THAT DISPLACE OBJECTS
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 90/013,222
Date – 4/24/2014
Patent # – 7,518,495
Inventor –  TANG, Tom et al.
Assignee –  SCHRADER ELECTRONICS, INC.
Title – UNIVERSAL TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.