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PTO Litigation Report – March 27, 2017

March 27th, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before PTAB of requests for inter partes review (IPR), covered business methods review (CBM), and post grant review (PGR).  Also listed are any newly-posted requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO.  This listing is current as of 10:30 AM on Monday, March 27, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-00952
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 8,006,263
Title – INTERACTIVE TELEVISION PROGRAM GUIDE WITH REMOTE ACCESS
Patent Owner –  ROVI GUIDES, INC.
Petitioner – COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2017-01115
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 7,820,161
Title – TREATMENT OF AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES
Patent Owner –  BIOGEN INC.
Petitioner – PFIZER, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01123
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 8,233,250
Title – OVER VOLTAGE PROTECTION OF A SWITCHING CONVERTER
Patent Owner –  R2 SEMICONDUCTOR, INC.
Petitioner – Intel Corporation
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01124
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 8,233,250
Title – OVER VOLTAGE PROTECTION OF A SWITCHING CONVERTER
Patent Owner –  R2 SEMICONDUCTOR, INC.
Petitioner – Intel Corporation
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01130
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 6,548,019
Title – DEVICE AND METHODS FOR SINGLE STEP COLLECTION AND ASSAYING OF BIOLOGICAL FLUIDS
Patent Owner –  REMBRANDT DIAGNOSTICS, LP
Petitioner – ALERE INC.; INNOVACON, INC.
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01131
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 8,464,304
Title – CONTENT CREATION AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  YOUTOO TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
Petitioner – TWITTER, INC.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2017-01133
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 8,601,506
Title – CONTENT CREATION AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  YOUTOO TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
Petitioner – TWITTER, INC.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2017-01139
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 6,627,196
Title – DOSAGES FOR TREATMENT WITH ANTI-ERBB2 ANTIBODIES
Patent Owner –  GENENTECH, INC.
Petitioner – CELLTRION, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01140
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 7,371,379
Title – DOSAGES FOR TREATMENT WITH ANTI-ERBB2 ANTIBODIES
Patent Owner –  GENENTECH, INC.
Petitioner – CELLTRION, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01141
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 7,885,981
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING AUTOMATIC USER INTERFACE FOR ARBITRARILY COMPLEX OR LARGE DATABASES
Patent Owner –  MICHAEL PHILIP KAUFMAN
Petitioner – Microsoft Corporation
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01142
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 7,885,981
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING AUTOMATIC USER INTERFACE FOR ARBITRARILY COMPLEX OR LARGE DATABASES
Patent Owner –  MICHAEL PHILIP KAUFMAN
Petitioner – Microsoft Corporation
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01154
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 7,178,097
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR USING A COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK TO ARCHIVE AND RETRIEVE BIBLIOGRAPHY INFORMATION AND REFERENCE MATERIAL
Patent Owner –  TALSK RESEARCH, INC.
Petitioner – EVERNOTE CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01158
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 7,631,346
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR A RUNTIME USER ACCOUNT CREATION OPERATION WITHIN A SINGLE-SIGN-ON PROCESS IN A FEDERATED COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT
Patent Owner –  INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
Petitioner – GROUPON, INC.
Tech Center – 2400

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

Trial Number – PGR2017-00017
Filing Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 9,399,060
Title – MULTIVALENT PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE-PROTEIN CONJUGATE COMPOSITION
Patent Owner –  WYETH LLC
Petitioner – MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP.
Tech Center – 1600

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,924
Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 6,530,944
Inventor –  WEST, Jennifer L. et al.
Assignee –  RICE UNIVERSITY
Title – OPTICALLY-ACTIVE NANOPARTICLES FOR USE IN THERAPEUTIC AND DIAGNOSTIC METHODS
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 90/013,925
Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – 7,039,033
Inventor –  HALLER, Amit et al.
Assignee –  IXI IP, LLC
Title – SYSTEM, DEVICE AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM FOR PROVIDING A MANAGED WIRELESS NETWORK USING SHORT-RANGE RADIO SIGNALS
Co-pending Litigation – IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd. et al v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al., CAND-4-15-cv-03752; IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd. et al v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al, CAND-4-15-cv-03752; IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd. et al v. Blackberry Limited et al, CAND-4-15-cv-03754

Control # – 90/013,926
Date – 3/24/2017
Patent # – RE45,341
Inventor –  JACOBSON, Daniel P.
Assignee –  GENESIS ATTACHMENTS, LLC
Title – REPLACEABLE DEMOLITION SHEAR PIERCING TIP
Co-pending Litigation – Genesis Attachments, LLC v. Exodus Machines USA, Inc. et al, WIWD-3-15-cv-00462; Genesis Attachments, LLC v. Detroit Edge Tool Company, WIWD-3-16-cv-00402