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PTO Litigation Center Report – November 29, 2016

November 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 10 AM on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-00340
Filing Date – 11/28/2016
Patent # – 8,950,404
Title – HEADGEAR FOR MASKS
Patent Owner –  RESMED LIMITED
Petitioner – FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE LIMITED
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00341
Filing Date – 11/28/2016
Patent # – 9,393,639
Title – SPOT WELDING CAP CHANGER
Patent Owner –  002152706 ONTARIO LTD.
Petitioner – CHANGER & DRESSER, INC.
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00342
Filing Date – 11/28/2016
Patent # – 9,326,551
Title – ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE
Patent Owner –  FONTEM HOLDINGS 1 B.V.
Petitioner – NU MARK LLC
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00344
Filing Date – 11/29/2016
Patent # – 9,396,631
Title – PROGRAMMABLE SECURITY SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROTECTING MERCHANDISE
Patent Owner –  INVUE SECURITY PRODUCTS INC.
Petitioner – MOBILE TECH, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00345
Filing Date – 11/29/2016
Patent # – 9,396,631
Title – PROGRAMMABLE SECURITY SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROTECTING MERCHANDISE
Patent Owner –  INVUE SECURITY PRODUCTS INC.
Petitioner – MOBILE TECH, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,865
Date – 11/28/2016
Patent # – 8,512,512
Inventor –  PSCHORN, Thomas et al.
Assignee –  ANDRITZ INC.
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREEXTRACTION OF HEMICELLULOSE THROUGH USING A CONTINUOUS PREHYDROLYSIS AND STEAM EXPLOSION PRETREATMENT PROCESS
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.