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PTO Litigation Report – March 13, 2017

March 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, March 13, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-00942
Filing Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – 8,566,871
Title – MULTIPLE INTERACTIVE ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE SYSTEM AND METHODS
Patent Owner –  ROVI GUIDES, INC.
Petitioner – COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2017-00943
Filing Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – 8,566,871
Title – MULTIPLE INTERACTIVE ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE SYSTEM AND METHODS
Patent Owner –  ROVI GUIDES, INC.
Petitioner – COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2017-01053
Filing Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – 8,268,299
Title – SELF PRESERVED AQUEOUS PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS
Patent Owner –  ALCON RESEARCH, LTD.
Petitioner – ARGENTUM PHARMACEUTICALS LLC
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01063
Filing Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – 9,006,224
Title – NEUROENDOCRINE TUMOR TREATMENT
Patent Owner –  NOVARTIS AG
Petitioner – ARGENTUM PHARMACEUTICALS LLC
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01068
Filing Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – 5,859,601
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPLEMENTING MAXIMUM TRANSITION RUN CODES
Patent Owner –  REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
Petitioner – LSI CORPORATION; AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES U.S., INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01069
Filing Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – 7,275,186
Title – MEMORY BUS CHECKING PROCEDURE
Patent Owner –  MEMORY TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Petitioner – SANDISK LLC
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01070
Filing Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – 7,072,947
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING E-MAIL AND WEBSITE BEHAVIOR OF AN E-MAIL RECIPIENT
Patent Owner –  INSIDESALES.COM, INC.
Petitioner – SALESLOFT, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01071
Filing Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – 7,076,533
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING E-MAIL AND WEBSITE BEHAVIOR OF AN E-MAIL RECIPIENT
Patent Owner –  INSIDESALES.COM, INC.
Petitioner – SALESLOFT, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01072
Filing Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – RE40,264
Title – MULTI-TEMPERATURE PROCESSING
Patent Owner –  DANIEL L. FLAMM
Petitioner – TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01073
Filing Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – RE45,482
Title – OPTICAL FIBER CONNECTOR AND ASSOCIATED METHODS OF VALIDATING OPTICAL FIBER CONTINUITY
Patent Owner –  CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS LLC
Petitioner – Panduit Corp.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01074
Filing Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – RE45,482
Title – OPTICAL FIBER CONNECTOR AND ASSOCIATED METHODS OF VALIDATING OPTICAL FIBER CONTINUITY
Patent Owner –  CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS LLC
Petitioner – Panduit Corp.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01025
Filing Date – 3/11/2017
Patent # – 7,022,100
Title – GUIDABLE INTRAVASCULAR BLOOD PUMP AND RELATED METHODS
Patent Owner –  MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, LLC
Petitioner – Abiomed, Inc.; Abiomed R&D, Inc.; Abiomed Europe GmbH
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01026
Filing Date – 3/11/2017
Patent # – 8,888,728
Title – GUIDABLE INTRAVASCULAR BLOOD PUMP AND RELATED METHODS
Patent Owner –  MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, LLC
Petitioner – Abiomed, Inc.; Abiomed R&D, Inc.; Abiomed Europe GmbH
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01027
Filing Date – 3/11/2017
Patent # – 8,888,728
Title – GUIDABLE INTRAVASCULAR BLOOD PUMP AND RELATED METHODS
Patent Owner –  MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, LLC
Petitioner – Abiomed, Inc.; Abiomed R&D, Inc.; Abiomed Europe GmbH
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01028
Filing Date – 3/11/2017
Patent # – 9,327,068
Title – GUIDABLE INTRAVASCULAR BLOOD PUMP AND RELATED METHODS
Patent Owner –  MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, LLC
Petitioner – Abiomed, Inc.; Abiomed R&D, Inc.; Abiomed Europe GmbH
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01029
Filing Date – 3/11/2017
Patent # – 9,327,068
Title – GUIDABLE INTRAVASCULAR BLOOD PUMP AND RELATED METHODS
Patent Owner –  MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, LLC
Petitioner – Abiomed, Inc.; Abiomed R&D, Inc.; Abiomed Europe GmbH
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01076
Filing Date – 3/11/2017
Patent # – 8,571,194
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INITIATING A CONFERENCE CALL
Patent Owner –  UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A.
Petitioner – UNIFY INC.
Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Petitions

Trial Number – CBM2017-00041
Filing Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – 6,189,787
Title – MULTIFUNCTION CARD SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  ALEXSAM, INC.
Petitioner – MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL INCORPORATED
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – CBM2017-00041
Filing Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – 6,000,608
Title – MULTIFUNCTION CARD SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  ALEXSAM, INC.
Petitioner – MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL INCORPORATED
Tech Center – 2800

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,921
Date – 3/10/2017
Patent # – 6,795,805
Inventor –  BESSETTE, Bruno et al.
Assignee –  SAINT LAWRENCE COMMUNICATIONS LLC
Title – PERIODICITY ENHANCEMENT IN DECODING WIDEBAND SIGNALS
Co-pending Litigation – Saint Lawrence Communications LLC v. Apple Inc. et al., TXED-2-16-cv-00082; Saint Lawrence Communications, LLC v. ZTE Corporation et al., TXED-2-15-cv-00349; Saint Lawrence Communications, LLC v. Motorola Mobility, LLC, TXED-2-15-cv-00351