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PTO Litigation Center Report – March 31, 2016

March 31st, 2016

Listed below are all new filings before PTAB of requests for inter partes review (IPR), covered business methods review (CBM), and post grant review (PGR).  Since the last report, no new requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO have been posted.  This listing is current as of 9:30 AM on Thursday, March 31, 2016.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2016-00788
Filing Date – 3/30/2016
Patent # – 7,757,611
Title – RAILROAD FREIGHT CAR
Patent Owner –  NATIONAL STEEL CAR LIMITED
Petitioner – FREIGHTCAR AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00808
Filing Date – 3/30/2016
Patent # – 8,886,772
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REMOTE DEVICE MANAGEMENT
Patent Owner –  KONINKLIJKE KPN N.V.
Petitioner – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2016-00816
Filing Date – 3/30/2016
Patent # – D604,970
Title – EXPOSED LEGS FOR A PLAY YARD
Patent Owner –  KOLCRAFT ENTERPRISES, INC.
Petitioner – GRACO CHILDREN’S PRODUCTS INC.
Tech Center – 2900

Trial Number – IPR2016-00817
Filing Date – 3/30/2016
Patent # – 6,875,216
Title – TAPERED BIOABSORBABLE INTERFERENCE SCREW FOR ENDOSTEAL FIXATION OF LIGAMENTS
Patent Owner –  ARTHREX, INC.
Petitioner – SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.; ARTHROCARE CORPORATION
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2016-00818
Filing Date – 3/30/2016
Patent # – 7,322,986
Title – BIOABSORBABLE INTERFERENCE SCREW FOR ENDOSTEAL FIXATION OF LIGAMENTS
Patent Owner –  ARTHREX, INC.
Petitioner – SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.; ARTHROCARE CORPORATION
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2016-00819
Filing Date – 3/30/2016
Patent # – 6,629,977
Title – TAPERED BIOABSORBABLE INTERFERENCE SCREW FOR ENDOSTEAL FIXATION OF LIGAMENTS
Patent Owner –  ARTHREX, INC.
Petitioner – SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.; ARTHROCARE CORPORATION
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2016-00820
Filing Date – 3/30/2016
Patent # – 7,064,197
Title – SYSTEM, ARAY AND NON-POROUS SOLID SUPPORT COMPRISING FIXED OR IMMOBILIZED NUCLEIC ACIDS
Patent Owner –  ENZO LIFE SCIENCES, INC.
Petitioner – HOLOGIC, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00821
Filing Date – 3/30/2016
Patent # – 7,490,743
Title – DISPENSER ASSEMBLY
Patent Owner –  AUTO-KAPS, LLC
Petitioner – THE CLOROX COMPANY
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2016-00822
Filing Date – 3/30/2016
Patent # – 7,064,197
Title – SYSTEM, ARAY AND NON-POROUS SOLID SUPPORT COMPRISING FIXED OR IMMOBILIZED NUCLEIC ACIDS
Patent Owner –  ENZO LIFE SCIENCES, INC.
Petitioner – HOLOGIC, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00823
Filing Date – 3/30/2016
Patent # – 8,934,375
Title – OFDMA WITH ADAPTIVE SUBCARRIER-CLUSTER CONFIGURATION AND SELECTIVE LOADING
Patent Owner –  ADAPTIX, INC.
Petitioner – SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P.; CELLCO PARTNERSHIP D/B/A VERIZON WIRELESS; AT&T MOBILITY LLC
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00824
Filing Date – 3/30/2016
Patent # – 8,934,375
Title – OFDMA WITH ADAPTIVE SUBCARRIER-CLUSTER CONFIGURATION AND SELECTIVE LOADING
Patent Owner –  ADAPTIX, INC.
Petitioner – SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P.; CELLCO PARTNERSHIP D/B/A VERIZON WIRELESS; AT&T MOBILITY LLC
Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Requests

Trial Number – PGR2016-00014
Filing Date – 3/30/2016
Patent # – 9,068,106
Title – DUST SUPPRESSION COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING DUST
Patent Owner –  SOILWORKS, LLC
Petitioner – MIDWEST INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY, INC.
Tech Center – 1700

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

There have been no new reexam requests posted since the last report.