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PTO Litigation Report – February 14, 2017

February 14th, 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 9 AM on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-00880
Filing Date – 2/13/2017
Patent # – 6,197,696
Title – METHOD FOR FORMING INTERCONNECTION STRUCTURE
Patent Owner –  GODO KAISHA IP BRIDGE 1
Petitioner – GlobalFoundries U.S. Inc.
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00881
Filing Date – 2/13/2017
Patent # – 6,197,696
Title – METHOD FOR FORMING INTERCONNECTION STRUCTURE
Patent Owner –  GODO KAISHA IP BRIDGE 1
Petitioner – GlobalFoundries U.S. Inc.
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00882
Filing Date – 2/13/2017
Patent # – 6,197,696
Title – METHOD FOR FORMING INTERCONNECTION STRUCTURE
Patent Owner –  GODO KAISHA IP BRIDGE 1
Petitioner – GlobalFoundries U.S. Inc.
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00883
Filing Date – 2/13/2017
Patent # – 6,197,696
Title – METHOD FOR FORMING INTERCONNECTION STRUCTURE
Patent Owner –  GODO KAISHA IP BRIDGE 1
Petitioner – GlobalFoundries U.S. Inc.
Tech Center – 1700

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,904
Date – 2/13/2017
Patent # – 6,217,325
Inventor –  CHISHTI, Muhammad et al.
Assignee –  ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INCREMENTALLY MOVING TEETH
Co-pending Litigation – Align Technology, Inc v. ClearCorrect, Inc. et al., 4-11-cv-00695 (TXSD Houston)

Control # – 90/013,905
Date – 2/13/2017
Patent # – 6,217,325
Inventor –  CHISHTI, Muhammad et al.
Assignee –  ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INCREMENTALLY MOVING TEETH
Co-pending Litigation – Align Technology, Inc v. ClearCorrect, Inc. et al., 4-11-cv-00695 (TXSD Houston)