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PTO Litigation Center Report – March 24, 2016

March 24th, 2016

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 AM on Thursday, March 24, 2016.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2016-00758
Filing Date – 3/23/2016
Patent # – 8,218,481
Title – METHOD OF TRANSMITTING DATA IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  EVOLVED WIRELESS LLC
Petitioner – ZTE (USA) Inc.; HTC Corporation; HTC America, Inc.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2016-00777
Filing Date – 3/23/2016
Patent # – 8,282,966
Title – METHODS OF REDUCING THE RISK OF OCCURRENCE OF PULMONARY EDEMA IN CHILDREN IN NEED OF TREATMENT WITH INHALED NITRIC OXIDE
Patent Owner –  MALLINCKRODT HOSPITAL PRODUCTS IP LTD.; INO THERAPEUTICS, INC. d/b/a IKARIA, INC.
Petitioner – PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION, INC.; NOxBOX LIMITED
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00778
Filing Date – 3/23/2016
Patent # – 8,431,163
Title – METHODS OF REDUCING THE RISK OF OCCURRENCE OF PULMONARY EDEMA ASSOCIATED WITH INHALATION OF NITRIC OXIDE GAS
Patent Owner –  MALLINCKRODT HOSPITAL PRODUCTS IP LTD.; INO THERAPEUTICS, INC. d/b/a IKARIA, INC.
Petitioner – PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION, INC.; NOxBOX LIMITED
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00779
Filing Date – 3/23/2016
Patent # – 8,293,284
Title – METHODS OF REDUCING THE RISK OF OCCURRENCE OF PULMONARY EDEMA IN TERM OR NEAR-TERM NEONATES IN NEED OF TREATMENT WITH INHALED NITRIC OXIDE
Patent Owner –  MALLINCKRODT HOSPITAL PRODUCTS IP LTD.; INO THERAPEUTICS, INC. d/b/a IKARIA, INC.
Petitioner – PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION, INC.; NOxBOX LIMITED
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00780
Filing Date – 3/23/2016
Patent # – 8,795,741
Title – METHODS FOR TREATING PATIENTS WHO ARE CANDIDATES FOR INHALED NITRIC OXIDE TREATMENT
Patent Owner –  MALLINCKRODT HOSPITAL PRODUCTS IP LTD.; INO THERAPEUTICS, INC. d/b/a IKARIA, INC.
Petitioner – PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION, INC.; NOxBOX LIMITED
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00781
Filing Date – 3/23/2016
Patent # – 8,846,112
Title – METHODS OF DISTRIBUTING A PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT COMPRISING NITRIC OXIDE GAS FOR INHALATION
Patent Owner –  MALLINCKRODT HOSPITAL PRODUCTS IP LTD.; INO THERAPEUTICS, INC. d/b/a IKARIA, INC.
Petitioner – PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION, INC.; NOxBOX LIMITED
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00792
Filing Date – 3/23/2016
Patent # – 8,881,461
Title – SASH WINDOW RESTRICTOR
Patent Owner –  MIGHTON PRODUCTS LIMITED
Petitioner – VISION INDUSTRIES GROUP, 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 # – 90/013,706
Date – 3/23/2016
Patent # – 8,616,988
Inventor –  COFFMAN, Sean
Assignee –  COFFMAN, Sean
Title – GOLF SIMULATION SYSTEM
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.