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PTO Litigation Report – March 1, 2017

March 1st, 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 9:30 AM on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-00968
Filing Date – 2/28/2017
Patent # – 9,485,314
Title – MULTI-LEVEL PRIVILEGE NOTIFICATION SYSTEM OPERATED BASED ON INDOOR LOCATION INFORMATION RECEIVED FROM A LOCATION INFORMATION SOURCES
Patent Owner –  PERDIEMCO LLC
Petitioner – TELULAR CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00969
Filing Date – 2/28/2017
Patent # – 8,149,113
Title – APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONVEYING LOCATION EVENT INFORMATION BASED ON ACCESS CODES
Patent Owner –  PERDIEMCO LLC
Petitioner – TELULAR CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00973
Filing Date – 2/28/2017
Patent # – 9,319,471
Title – OBJECT LOCATION TRACKING SYSTEM BASED ON RELATIVE COORDINATE SYSTEMS USING PROXIMITY LOCATION INFORMATION SOURCES
Patent Owner –  PERDIEMCO LLC
Petitioner – TELULAR CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-00982
Filing Date – 2/28/2017
Patent # – 8,867,472
Title – SIGNALLING OF CHANNEL INFORMATION
Patent Owner –  CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT LLC
Petitioner – HTC CORPORATION; HTC AMERICA, Inc.; ZTE CORPORATION; ZTE (USA), Inc.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2017-00983
Filing Date – 2/28/2017
Patent # – 8,657,827
Title – SURGICAL TOOLS FOR ARTHROPLASTY
Patent Owner –  CONFORMIS, INC.
Petitioner – SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00984
Filing Date – 2/28/2017
Patent # – 8,657,827
Title – SURGICAL TOOLS FOR ARTHROPLASTY
Patent Owner –  CONFORMIS, INC.
Petitioner – SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00985
Filing Date – 2/28/2017
Patent # – 6,125,371
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AGING VERSIONS OF DATA IN A MAIN MEMORY DATABASE
Patent Owner –  SOUND VIEW INNOVATIONS, LLC
Petitioner – Facebook, Inc.
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2017-00986
Filing Date – 2/28/2017
Patent # – 5,991,845
Title – RECOVERABLE SPIN LOCK SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  SOUND VIEW INNOVATIONS, LLC
Petitioner – Facebook, Inc.
Tech Center – 2700

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,915
Date – 2/28/2017
Patent # – 9,321,386
Inventor –  THOMAS, Brad et al.
Assignee –  VERMEER MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Title – LOW PROFILE COMPACT TOOL CARRIERS
Co-pending Litigation – Vermeer Corporation v. The Toro Company, IASD-4-17-cv-00076