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PTO Litigation Report – February 16, 2017

February 16th, 2017

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 9:30 AM on Thursday, February 16, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-00909
Filing Date – 2/15/2017
Patent # – 8,080,467
Title – SILICON-BASED VISIBLE AND NEAR-INFRARED OPTOELECTRIC DEVICES
Patent Owner –  PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE
Petitioner – HAMAMATSU CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-00910
Filing Date – 2/15/2017
Patent # – 7,997,138
Title – METHOD FOR INSPECTION OF METAL TUBULAR GOODS
Patent Owner –  TECHNICAL INDUSTRIES INC.
Petitioner – NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO, L.P.
Tech Center – 2800

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.