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PTO Litigation Center Report – November 30, 2015

November 30th, 2015

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions 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 10:30 AM on Monday, November 30, 2015.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2016-00246
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 7,237,634
Title – HYBRID VEHICLES
Patent Owner –  PAICE LLC & ABELL FOUNDATION, INC.
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA, INC.; HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY; KIA MOTORS CORPORATION; KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00247
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 7,237,634
Title – HYBRID VEHICLES
Patent Owner –  PAICE LLC & ABELL FOUNDATION, INC.
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA, INC.; HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY; KIA MOTORS CORPORATION; KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00248
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 7,237,634
Title – HYBRID VEHICLES
Patent Owner –  PAICE LLC & ABELL FOUNDATION, INC.
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA, INC.; HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY; KIA MOTORS CORPORATION; KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00249
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 7,237,634
Title – HYBRID VEHICLES
Patent Owner –  PAICE LLC & ABELL FOUNDATION, INC.
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA, INC.; HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY; KIA MOTORS CORPORATION; KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00250
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 8,214,097
Title – HYBRID VEHICLES
Patent Owner –  PAICE LLC & ABELL FOUNDATION, INC.
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA, INC.; HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY; KIA MOTORS CORPORATION; KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00251
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 7,237,634
Title – HYBRID VEHICLES
Patent Owner –  PAICE LLC & ABELL FOUNDATION, INC.
Petitioner – HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA, INC.; HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY; KIA MOTORS CORPORATION; KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00252
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 7,303,469
Title – GAMING DEVICE HAVING A MULTIPLE SELECTION GROUP BONUS ROUND
Patent Owner –  IGT
Petitioner – ARISTOCRAT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2016-00254
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 8,476,010
Title – PROPOFOL FORMULATIONS WITH NON-REACTIVE CONTAINER CLOSURES
Patent Owner –  FRESENIUS KABI USA, LLC
Petitioner – J KYLE BASS; ERICH SPANGENBERG
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00255
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 6,622,311
Title – AIR FILTRATION SYSTEM INCLUDING A HELMET ASSEMBLY
Patent Owner –  STRYKER CORPORATION
Petitioner – ZIMMER SURGICAL, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2016-00256
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 6,702,539
Title – PNEUMATIC CONVEYING
Patent Owner –  M-I DRILLING FLUIDS UK LTD.
Petitioner – Dynamic Air Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00257
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 6,481,019
Title – AIR FILTRATION SYSTEM INCLUDING A HELMET ASSEMBLY
Patent Owner –  STRYKER CORPORATION
Petitioner – ZIMMER SURGICAL, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2016-00258
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 9,051,556
Title – PURIFICATION OF IDURONATE-2-SULFATASE
Patent Owner –  SHIRE HUMAN GENETIC THERAPIES, INC.
Petitioner – GREEN CROSS CORPORATION
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00259
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 7,544,018
Title – APPARATUS FOR PNEUMATIC CONVEYING OF DRILL CUTTINGS
Patent Owner –  M-I DRILLING FLUIDS UK LTD.
Petitioner – Dynamic Air Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00260
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 7,033,124
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PNEUMATIC CONVEYING OF DRILL CUTTINGS
Patent Owner –  M-I DRILLING FLUIDS UK LTD.
Petitioner – Dynamic Air Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00261
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 8,282,234
Title – MEDICAL/SURGICAL PERSONAL PROTECTION SYSTEM INCLUDING A LIGHT ASSEMBLY ARRANGED SO THAT HEAT GENERATED BY THE ASSEMBLY IS EXHAUSTED AWAY FROM THE ASSEMBLY
Patent Owner –  STRYKER CORPORATION
Petitioner – ZIMMER SURGICAL, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2016-00262
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 7,186,062
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PNEUMATIC CONVEYING OF DRILL CUTTINGS
Patent Owner –  M-I DRILLING FLUIDS UK LTD.
Petitioner – Dynamic Air Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00263
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 7,186,062
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PNEUMATIC CONVEYING OF DRILL CUTTINGS
Patent Owner –  M-I DRILLING FLUIDS UK LTD.
Petitioner – Dynamic Air Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00264
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 6,709,217
Title – METHOD OF PNEUMATICALLY CONVEYING NON-FREE FLOWING PASTE
Patent Owner –  M-I DRILLING FLUIDS UK LTD.
Petitioner – Dynamic Air Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00265
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – 7,752,682
Title – PERSONAL PROTECTION SYSTEM INCLUDING A HELEMENT AND A HOOD, THE HELMET INCLUDING A VENTILATION SYSTEM THAT BLOWS AIR ON THE NECK OF THE WEARER
Patent Owner –  STRYKER CORPORATION
Petitioner – ZIMMER SURGICAL, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2016-00266
Filing Date – 11/25/2015
Patent # – RE45,329
Title – CENTRIFUGALLY CAST POLE AND METHOD
Patent Owner –  WAUGH, TOM W.
Petitioner – McWane, Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,636
Date – 11/23/2015
Patent # – 7,910,340
Inventor –  YAJIMA, Kazuyoshi
Assignee –  KANEKA CORPORATION
Title – PROCESS FOR PRODUCING COENZYME Q10
Co-pending Litigation – Kaneka Corp. v. Zhejiang Medicine Co., Case No. 2:11-cv-02389-CAS-SS (C.D. Cal.); Zhejiang Medicine Co., et al., v. Kaneka Corp., Case No. 4:11-cv-01052 (VDG) (S.D. Tex.)