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PTO Litigation Center Report – July 29, 2014

July 29th, 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 9:30 AM on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

New IPR Requests

Trial Number – IPR2014-01181
Filing Date – 7/28/2014
Patent # – 8,532,641
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING MEDIA
Patent Owner –  Affinity Labs of Texas, LLC
Petitioner – Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2014-01182
Filing Date – 7/28/2014
Patent # – 8,532,641
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING MEDIA
Patent Owner –  Affinity Labs of Texas, LLC
Petitioner – Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2014-01184
Filing Date – 7/28/2014
Patent # – 8,532,641
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING MEDIA
Patent Owner –  Affinity Labs of Texas, LLC
Petitioner – Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2014-01214
Filing Date – 7/28/2014
Patent # – RE40,041
Title – WINDOW FRAME FOR MANUFACTURED HOUSING
Patent Owner –  J-CHANNEL INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
Petitioner – PELLA CORPORATION, PLY GEM INDUSTRIES, INC., ATRIUM WINDOWS AND DOORS, INC., SIMONTON BUILDING PRODUCTS, INC.
Status – Pending
Tech Center – 3600

New CBM Review Requests

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,308
Date – 7/28/2014
Patent # – 6,207,372
Inventor –  SCHUBER, Anthony P.
Assignee –  ESOTERIX GENETIC LABORATORIES, LLC.
Title – UNIVERSAL PRIMER SEQUENCE FOR MULTIPLEX DNA AMPLIFICATION
Co-pending Litigation – Esoterix Genetic Labs., LLC vs. Life Technologies Corp. at al., Case No. 12-cv-411 (filed April 26, 2012), in the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, Greensboro Division

Control # – 90/013,309
Date – 7/28/2014
Patent # – 6,637,421
Inventor –  SMITH, David L. et al.
Assignee –  KEE ACTION SPORTS, LLC.
Title – PNEUMATICALLY OPERATED PROJECTILE LAUNCHING DEVICE
Co-pending Litigation – Kee Action Sports v. Shyang Huei Industrial Co., Case No. 3:14-CV-071-HZ

Control # – 90/013,310
Date – 7/28/2014
Patent # – 7,603,997
Inventor –  HENSEL, Edward et al.
Assignee –  KEE ACTION SPORTS, LLC.
Title – ELECTRICAL CONTROL UNIT FOR PAINTBALL GUN
Co-pending Litigation – Kee Action Sports v. Shyang Huei Industrial Co., Case No. 3:14-CV-071-HZ