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PTO Litigation Report – February 28, 2017

February 28th, 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 28, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-00976
Filing Date – 2/27/2017
Patent # – 8,469,082
Title – HEAT TRANSFER BETWEEN TRACER AND PIPE
Patent Owner –  QMAX INDUSTRIES, LLC
Petitioner – CONTROLS SOUTHEAST, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00977
Filing Date – 2/27/2017
Patent # – 8,662,156
Title – HEAT TRANSFER BETWEEN TRACER AND PIPE
Patent Owner –  QMAX INDUSTRIES, LLC
Petitioner – CONTROLS SOUTHEAST, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00978
Filing Date – 2/27/2017
Patent # – 7,739,487
Title – METHOD FOR BOOTING A HOST DEVICE FROM AN MMC/SD DEVICE, A HOST DEVICE BOOTABLE FROM AN MMC/SD DEVICE AND AN MMC/SD DEVICE METHOD A HOST DEVICE MAY BOOTED FROM
Patent Owner –  MEMORY TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – SANDISK LLC
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-00979
Filing Date – 2/27/2017
Patent # – 7,565,469
Title – MULTIMEDIA CARD INTERFACE METHOD, COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT AND APPARATUS
Patent Owner –  MEMORY TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – SANDISK LLC
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-00980
Filing Date – 2/27/2017
Patent # – 7,086,747
Title – LOW-VOLTAGE LIGHTING APPARATUS FOR SATISFYING AFTER-HOURS LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS, EMERGENCY LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS, AND LOW LIGHT REQUIREMENTS
Patent Owner –  BLACKBIRD TECH LLC
Petitioner – EiKO Global, LLC; Halco Lighting Technologies, LLC
Tech Center – 2800

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,914
Date – 2/27/2017
Patent # – 7,839,775
Inventor –  CHAN, Douglas S.
Assignee –  CORNELL RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC.
Title – METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CHANNEL SENSING MULTIPLE ACCESS COMMUNICATIONS WITH MULTIPACKET RECEPTION
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.