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PTO Litigation Center Report – July 24, 2014

July 24th, 2014

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 9:15 AM on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

New IPR Requests

Trial Number – IPR2014-01196
Filing Date – 7/23/2014
Patent # – RE44,453
Title – HUMIDIFIER WITH STRUCTURE TO PREVENT BACKFLOW OF LIQUID THROUGH THE HUMIDIFIER INLET
Patent Owner – RESMED LIMITED
Petitioner – 3B Medical Inc., 3B Products, LLC, BMC Medical Co. Ltd.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2014-01197
Filing Date – 7/23/2014
Patent # – 6,425,035
Title – STORAGE ROUTER AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING VIRTUAL LOCAL STORAGE
Patent Owner – CROSSROADS SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., NetApp, Inc., Oracle Corporation
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2014-01199
Filing Date – 7/23/2014
Patent # – 7,665,664
Title – INDUCTIVE COUPLING READER COMPRISING MEANS FOR EXTRACTING A POWER SUPPLY VOLTAGE
Patent Owner – NFC TECHNOLOGY LLC
Petitioner – HTC America, Inc., HTC Corporation
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2014-01200
Filing Date – 7/23/2014
Patent # – 6,955,397
Title – VEHICLE SEAT ASSEMBLY HAVING ACTIVE HEAD RESTRAINT SYSTEM
Patent Owner – LEAR CORPORATION
Petitioner – NHK International Corporation, NHK Seating of America, Inc., NHK Spring Co., Ltd.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2014-01201
Filing Date – 7/23/2014
Patent # – 8,455,531
Title – AMINO ACID COMPOSITIONS
Patent Owner – THERMOLIFE INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Petitioner – John’s Lone Star Distribution, Inc.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2014-01198
Filing Date – 7/24/2014
Patent # – 6,700,551
Title – ANTENNA SIGNAL AMPLITUDE MODULATION METHOD
Patent Owner – NFC TECHNOLOGY LLC
Petitioner – HTC America, Inc., HTC 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

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