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PTO Litigation Center Report – November 28, 2016

November 28th, 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 Monday, November 28, 2016.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-00284
Filing Date – 11/23/2016
Patent # – 8,964,764
Title – MULTIMEDIA NETWORK SYSTEM WITH CONTENT IMPORTATION, CONTENT EXPORTATION, AND INTEGRATED CONTENT MANAGEMENT
Patent Owner –  DIGITAL MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – AMAZON.COM, INC.; HULU, LLC; NETFLIX, INC.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2017-00285
Filing Date – 11/23/2016
Patent # – 9,300,657
Title – MULTIMEDIA NETWORK SYSTEM WITH CONTENT IMPORTATION, CONTENT EXPORTATION, AND INTEGRATED CONTENT MANAGEMENT
Patent Owner –  DIGITAL MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – AMAZON.COM, INC.; HULU, LLC; NETFLIX, INC.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2017-00315
Filing Date – 11/23/2016
Patent # – 8,929,965
Title – LIGHT-GUIDING DEVICES AND MONITORING DEVICES INCORPORATING SAME
Patent Owner –  VALENCELL, INC.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00316
Filing Date – 11/23/2016
Patent # – 8,989,830
Title – WEARABLE LIGHT-GUIDING DEVICES FOR PHYSIOLOGICAL MONITORING
Patent Owner –  VALENCELL, INC.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00317
Filing Date – 11/23/2016
Patent # – 8,989,830
Title – WEARABLE LIGHT-GUIDING DEVICES FOR PHYSIOLOGICAL MONITORING
Patent Owner –  VALENCELL, INC.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00318
Filing Date – 11/23/2016
Patent # – 8,886,269
Title – WEARABLE LIGHT-GUIDING BANDS FOR PHYSIOLOGICAL MONITORING
Patent Owner –  VALENCELL, INC.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00319
Filing Date – 11/23/2016
Patent # – 8,923,941
Title – METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING DATA OUTPUT CONTAINING PHYSIOLOGICAL AND MOTION-RELATED INFORMATION
Patent Owner –  VALENCELL, INC.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00321
Filing Date – 11/23/2016
Patent # – 8,923,941
Title – METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING DATA OUTPUT CONTAINING PHYSIOLOGICAL AND MOTION-RELATED INFORMATION
Patent Owner –  VALENCELL, INC.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00326
Filing Date – 11/23/2016
Patent # – 9,101,978
Title – NANOMATRIX POWDER METAL COMPACT
Patent Owner –  BAKER HUGHES OILFIELD OPERATIONS, INC.
Petitioner – BUBBLETIGHT, LLC
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00330
Filing Date – 11/24/2016
Patent # – 6,794,825
Title – DECORATIVE TREE WITH ELECTRONIC LIGHT CONTROLLER
Patent Owner –  POLYGROUP MACAU LIMITED (BVI)
Petitioner – WILLIS ELECTRIC CO., LTD
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00331
Filing Date – 11/24/2016
Patent # – 9,119,495
Title – POWERED TREE CONSTRUCTION
Patent Owner –  POLYGROUP MACAU LIMITED (BVI)
Petitioner – WILLIS ELECTRIC CO., LTD
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00327
Filing Date – 11/25/2016
Patent # – 8,573,295
Title – PLUG AND METHOD OF UNPLUGGING A SEAT
Patent Owner –  BAKER HUGHES OILFIELD OPERATIONS, INC.
Petitioner – BUBBLETIGHT, LLC
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00332
Filing Date – 11/25/2016
Patent # – 9,119,495
Title – POWERED TREE CONSTRUCTION
Patent Owner –  POLYGROUP MACAU LIMITED (BVI)
Petitioner – WILLIS ELECTRIC CO., LTD
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00333
Filing Date – 11/25/2016
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 – IPR2017-00334
Filing Date – 11/25/2016
Patent # – 8,959,810
Title – POWERED TREE CONSTRUCTION
Patent Owner –  POLYGROUP MACAU LIMITED (BVI)
Petitioner – WILLIS ELECTRIC CO., LTD
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00335
Filing Date – 11/25/2016
Patent # – 8,959,810
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.