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PTO Litigation Report – February 13, 2017

February 13th, 2017

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 Monday, February 13, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-00819
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 6,292,743
Title – MOBILE NAVIGATION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  INFOGATION CORPORATION
Petitioner – Google Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00856
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 5,910,797
Title – PORTABLE DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS PROVIDED WITH A SCREEN AND A GRAVITATION-CONTROLLED SENSOR FOR SCREEN ORIENTATION
Patent Owner –  U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION
Petitioner – HTC CORPORATION; HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00865
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 6,611,247
Title – DATA TRANSFER SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MULTI-LEVEL SIGNAL OF MATRIX DISPLAY
Patent Owner –  VESPER TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH, LLC
Petitioner – VALENS SEMICONDUCTOR LTD.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00869
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 8,801,869
Title – APPARATUSES, DEVICE, AND METHODS FOR CLEANING TESTER INTERFACE CONTACT ELEMENTS AND SUPPORT HARDWARE
Patent Owner –  INTERNATIONAL TEST SOLUTIONS, INC.
Petitioner – MIPOX CORPORATION
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00870
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 7,899,492
Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.
Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00871
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 8,050,711
Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.
Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00872
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 9,355,611
Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.
Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00873
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 9,355,611
Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.
Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00874
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 8,712,471
Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.
Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00875
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 9,286,853
Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.
Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00876
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 8,903,451
Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.
Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00877
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 8,903,451
Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.
Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00878
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 8,948,814
Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.
Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00879
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 9,118,794
Title – METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THE MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION FROM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
Patent Owner –  VIRGINIA INNOVATION SCIENCES, INC.
Petitioner – HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00884
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 7,961,843
Title – RADIOTHERAPEUTIC APPARATUS
Patent Owner –  ELEKTA LIMITED
Petitioner – VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00885
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 7,961,843
Title – RADIOTHERAPEUTIC APPARATUS
Patent Owner –  ELEKTA LIMITED
Petitioner – VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00886
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 7,480,694
Title – WEB PLAYLIST SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM
Patent Owner –  LINK ENGINE TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – RPX CORPORATION; VIMEO, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-00887
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 8,619,051
Title – HAPTIC FEEDBACK SYSTEM WITH STORED EFFECTS
Patent Owner –  IMMERSION CORPORATION
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00889
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 6,847,107
Title – MICROELECTRONIC ASSEMBLIES HAVING COMPLIANT LAYERS
Patent Owner –  TESSERA, INC.
Petitioner – BROADCOM LIMITED
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00890
Filing Date – 2/10/2017
Patent # – 6,522,695
Title – TRANSMITTING DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING A DIGITAL INFORMATION SIGNAL ALTERNATELY IN ENCODED FORM AND NON-ENCODED FORM
Patent Owner –  KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
Petitioner – MICROSOFT CORPORATION; MICROSOFT MOBILE INC.; HTC CORPORATION; HTC AMERICA, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00896
Filing Date – 2/12/2017
Patent # – 8,659,571
Title – INTERACTIVITY MODEL FOR SHARED FEEDBACK ON MOBILE DEVICES
Patent Owner –  IMMERSION CORPORATION
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00897
Filing Date – 2/12/2017
Patent # – 8,773,356
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING TACTILE SENSATIONS
Patent Owner –  IMMERSION CORPORATION
Petitioner – APPLE 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 # – 90/013,903
Date – 2/9/2017
Patent # – 9,051,465
Inventor –  ALMEN, Gregory Roy
Assignee –  PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
Title – THERMOSETTING RESIN COMPOSITION CONTAINING A POLYPHENYLENE ETHER AND A BROMINATED FIRE RETARDANT COMPOUND
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.