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PTO Litigation Center Report – November 22, 2016

November 22nd, 2016

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM).  Since the last report, no new requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO have been posted.  This listing is current as of 10 AM on Tuesday, November 22, 2016.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-00296
Filing Date – 11/21/2016
Patent # – 8,505,079
Title – AUTHENTICATION SYSTEM AND RELATED METHOD
Patent Owner –  TEXTILE COMPUTER SYSTEMS, INC.
Petitioner – UNIFIED PATENTS INC.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2017-00305
Filing Date – 11/21/2016
Patent # – 8,815,955
Title – METHOD OF TREATING OCULAR DISORDERS
Patent Owner –  KEMIN INDUSTRIES, INC.
Petitioner – OMNIACTIVE HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00306
Filing Date – 11/21/2016
Patent # – 9,226,940
Title – METHOD OF TREATING OCULAR DISORDERS
Patent Owner –  KEMIN INDUSTRIES, INC.
Petitioner – OMNIACTIVE HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00307
Filing Date – 11/21/2016
Patent # – 9,216,025
Title – JOINT ARTHROPLASTY DEVICES AND SURGICAL TOOLS
Patent Owner –  CONFORMIS, INC.
Petitioner – SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00308
Filing Date – 11/21/2016
Patent # – 6,437,692
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING AND CONTROLLING REMOTE DEVICES
Patent Owner –  SIPCO, LLC
Petitioner – EMERSON ELECTRIC CO.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00309
Filing Date – 11/21/2016
Patent # – 8,863,416
Title – POWERED TREE CONSTRUCTION
Patent Owner –  POLYGROUP MACAU LIMITED (BVI)
Petitioner – WILLIS ELECTRIC CO., LTD
Tech Center – 3600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

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