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PTO Litigation Report – January 28, 2017

January 27th, 2017

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 10 AM on Friday, January 27, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-00768
Filing Date – 1/26/2017
Patent # – 8,585,341
Title – PROPPANT DISCHARGE SYSTEM AND A CONTAINER FOR USE IN SUCH A PROPPANT DISCHARGE SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  OREN TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
Petitioner – GRIT ENERGY SOLUTIONS, LLC
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00770
Filing Date – 1/26/2017
Patent # – 8,943,620
Title – ADAPTATION OF FLUSH VALVE FRO DUAL FLUSH CAPACITY
Patent Owner –  DANCO, INC.
Petitioner – Fluidmaster, Inc.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00778
Filing Date – 1/26/2017
Patent # – 8,062,302
Title – SURGICAL TOOLS FOR ARTHROPLASTY
Patent Owner –  CONFORMIS, INC.
Petitioner – SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00779
Filing Date – 1/26/2017
Patent # – 8,062,302
Title – SURGICAL TOOLS FOR ARTHROPLASTY
Patent Owner –  CONFORMIS, INC.
Petitioner – SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00780
Filing Date – 1/26/2017
Patent # – 8,062,302
Title – SURGICAL TOOLS FOR ARTHROPLASTY
Patent Owner –  CONFORMIS, INC.
Petitioner – SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00786
Filing Date – 1/27/2017
Patent # – 8,122,141
Title – STREAMING MEDIA BUFFERING SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  WAG ACQUISITION, LLC
Petitioner – FRIENDFINDER NETWORKS INC.; STREAMRAY INC.; WMM, LLC; WMM HOLDINGS, LLC; MULTI MEDIA, LLC
Tech Center – 2400

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

Trial Number – PGR2017-00010
Filing Date – 1/26/2017
Patent # – 9,326,381
Title – MULTILAYER CERAMIC CAPACITOR AND BOARD HAVING THE SAME MOUNTED THEREON
Patent Owner –  SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
Petitioner – AVX CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2800

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

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