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PTO Litigation Center Report – January 7, 2015

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, January 7, 2015.

New IPR Requests

Trial Number – IPR2015-00534
Filing Date – 1/6/2015
Patent # – 5,371,734
Title – MEDIUM ACCESS CONTROL PROTOCOL FOR WIRELESS NETWORK
Patent Owner –  ATLAS IP LLC
Petitioner – BIOTRONIK, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Requests

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,422
Date – 1/5/2015
Patent # – 7,441,676
Inventor –  PICKERING JR., Drew
Assignee –  KENZINC LLC
Title – DEVICE FOR DISPENSING MEDIA
Co-pending Litigation – Kenzinc, LLC v. imblowingup, LLC, No. 3:14-CV-01143 (RNC) (D. Conn.); imblowingup, LLC v. Kenzinc, LLC, No. 6:14-CV-00524 (MHS) (E.D. Tex.)

Control # – 90/013,423
Date – 1/5/2015
Patent # – 8,588,949
Inventor –  LAMBOURNE, Robert A. et al.
Assignee –  SONOS, INC.
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ADJUSTING VOLUME LEVELS IN A MULTI-ZONE SYSTEM
Co-pending Litigation – Sonos, Inc. v. D&M Holdings Inc. d/b/a/ The D+M Group, D&M Holdings U.S. Inc.; and Denon Electronics (USA), LLC, Case No. 14-1330 (RGA)