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PTO Litigation Center Report – April 29, 2016

April 29th, 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 11:30 AM on Friday, April 29, 2016.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2016-00802
Filing Date – 4/28/2016
Patent # – 9,044,056
Title – MODULAR TREE WITH ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR
Patent Owner –  WILLIS ELECTRIC CO., LTD
Petitioner – Polygroup Limited (MCO)
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2016-00959
Filing Date – 4/28/2016
Patent # – 7,855,635
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COUPLING AN ALARM SYSTEM TO AN EXTERNAL NETWORK
Patent Owner –  ICONTROL NETWORKS, INC.
Petitioner – SecureNet Technologies, LLC
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2016-00961
Filing Date – 4/28/2016
Patent # – 7,725,740
Title – GENERATING A ROOT KEY FOR DECRYPTION OF A TRANSMISSION KEY ALLOWING SECURE COMMUNICATIONS
Patent Owner –  NAGRAVISION S.A.
Petitioner – Apple Inc.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2016-00962
Filing Date – 4/28/2016
Patent # – 5,591,678
Title – PROCESS OF MANUFACTURING A MICROELECTRIC DEVICE USING A REMOVABLE SUPPORT SUBSTRATE AND ETCH-STOP
Patent Owner –  RAYTHEON COMPANY
Petitioner – Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd.; Samsung Electronics America, Inc.; Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2016-00971
Filing Date – 4/28/2016
Patent # – 6,148,081
Title – SECURITY MODEL FOR INTERACTIVE TELEVISION APPLICATIONS
Patent Owner –  OPENTV, INC.
Petitioner – Apple Inc.
Tech Center – 2700

New CBM Review Petitions

Trial Number – CBM2016-00061
Filing Date – 4/28/2016
Patent # – 7,899,234
Title – CHECK VERIFICATION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  LYSSA NETWORKS, LLC
Petitioner – VERICHECK, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,741
Date – 4/28/2016
Patent # – 6,756,885
Inventor –  FLICK, Kenneth E.
Assignee –  OMEGA PATENTS, L.L.C.
Title – MULTI-VEHICLE COMPATIBLE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR READING FROM A DATA BUS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS
Co-pending Litigation – Omega Patents, LLC v. CaiArnp Corp., Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division, Case No. 5:13-cv-1950-PGB-DAB