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PTO Litigation Center Report – December 15, 2015

December 15th, 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 10:15 AM on Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2016-00318
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – 7,772,209
Title – NOVEL ANTIFOLATE COMBINATION THERAPIES
Patent Owner –  ELI LILLY AND COMPANY
Petitioner – SANDOZ INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00320
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – 6,169,503
Title – PROGRAMMABLE ARRAYS FOR DATA CONVERSIONS BETWEEN ANALOG AND DIGITAL
Patent Owner –  INNOVATIVE MEMORY SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2016-00322
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – 7,045,849
Title – USE OF VOIDS BETWEEN ELEMENTS IN SEMICONDUCTOR STRUCTURES FOR ISOLATION
Patent Owner –  INNOVATIVE MEMORY SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2016-00323
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – 7,495,953
Title – SYSTEM FOR CONFIGURING COMPENSATION
Patent Owner –  INNOVATIVE MEMORY SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2016-00324
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – 7,886,212
Title – NAND FLASH MEMORY CONTROLLER EXPORTING A NAND INTERFACE
Patent Owner –  INNOVATIVE MEMORY SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2016-00325
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – 7,000,063
Title – WRITE-MANY MEMORY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR LIMITING A NUMBER OF WRITES TO THE WRITE-MANY MEMORY DEVICE
Patent Owner –  INNOVATIVE MEMORY SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2016-00326
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – 6,324,537
Title – DEVICE, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DATA ACCESS CONTROL
Patent Owner –  INNOVATIVE MEMORY SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2016-00327
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – 7,085,159
Title – HIGHLY COMPACT NON-VOLATILE MEMORY AND METHOD THEREFOR WITH INTERNAL SERIAL BUSES
Patent Owner –  INNOVATIVE MEMORY SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2016-00328
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – 8,540,018
Title – APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RECOVERING FLUIDS FROM A WELL AND/OR INJECTING FLUIDS INTO A WELL
Patent Owner –  CAMERON SYSTEMS (IRELAND) LIMITED
Petitioner – FMC Technologies, Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00329
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – RE43,008
Title – ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANT ASSEMBLY
Patent Owner –  ACANTHA LLC
Petitioner – DEPUY SYNTHES SALES, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2016-00330
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – 6,901,498
Title – ZONE BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT FOR DEFECTS IN NON-VOLATILE MEMORIES
Patent Owner –  INNOVATIVE MEMORY SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2016-00333
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – RE43,008
Title – ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANT ASSEMBLY
Patent Owner –  ACANTHA LLC
Petitioner – DEPUY SYNTHES SALES, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2016-00334
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – RE43,008
Title – ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANT ASSEMBLY
Patent Owner –  ACANTHA LLC
Petitioner – DEPUY SYNTHES SALES, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2016-00335
Filing Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – RE44,815
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CHILLING INLET AIR FOR GAS TURBINES
Patent Owner –  TAS ENERGY INC.
Petitioner – Stellar Energy Americas, Inc.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2016-00341
Filing Date – 12/15/2015
Patent # – 8,867,703
Title – MULTI-MODE CONE BEAM CT RADIOTHERAPY SIMULATOR AND TREATMENT MACHINE WITH A FLAT PANEL IMAGER
Patent Owner –  VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – ELEKTA INC.
Tech Center – 2800

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,661
Date – 12/14/2015
Patent # – 8,641,945
Inventor –  RENZ, Karl-Heinz et al.
Assignee –  SYMRISE AG
Title – METHOD OF PREPARING AROMA PARTICLES
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.