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PTO Litigation Report – March 29, 2017

March 29th, 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 29, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-01080
Filing Date – 3/28/2017
Patent # – 9,132,432
Title – ISOTROPIC QUANTIZATION SORTING SYSTEMS OF AUTOMOBILE SHREDDER RESIDUE TO ENHANCE RECOVERY OF RECYCLABLE MATERIALS
Patent Owner –  IQASR, LLC
Petitioner – WENDT CORPORATION
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01134
Filing Date – 3/28/2017
Patent # – 9,293,922
Title – SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EDGE OF NETWORK VOLTAGE CONTROL OF A POWER GRID
Patent Owner –  VARENTEC, INC.
Petitioner – GRIDCO INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01135
Filing Date – 3/28/2017
Patent # – 9,014,867
Title – SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EDGE OF NETWORK VOLTAGE CONTROL OF A POWER GRID
Patent Owner –  VARENTEC, INC.
Petitioner – GRIDCO INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01179
Filing Date – 3/28/2017
Patent # – 8,364,839
Title – STREAMING MEDIA DELIVERY SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  WAG ACQUISITION, LLC
Petitioner – DUODECAD IT SERVICES LUXEMBOURG S.À R.L.; ACCRETIVE TECHNOLOGY GROUP, INC.; ICF TECHNOLOGY,
INC.; RISER APPS LLC
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2017-01181
Filing Date – 3/28/2017
Patent # – 6,744,387
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SYMBOL BINARIZATION
Patent Owner –  AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
Petitioner – ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01182
Filing Date – 3/28/2017
Patent # – 6,982,663
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SYMBOL BINARIZATION
Patent Owner –  AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
Petitioner – ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01183
Filing Date – 3/28/2017
Patent # – 7,720,294
Title – UNIFIED DECODER ARCHITECTURE
Patent Owner –  BROADCOM CORPORATION
Petitioner – ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01184
Filing Date – 3/28/2017
Patent # – 7,472,151
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ACCELERATING ARITHMETIC DECODING OF VIDEO DATA
Patent Owner –  BROADCOM CORPORATION
Petitioner – ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01186
Filing Date – 3/28/2017
Patent # – 8,774,309
Title – ESTIMATING FREQUENCY-OFFSETS AND MULTI-ANTENNA CHANNELS IN MIMO OFDM SYSTEMS
Patent Owner –  REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
Petitioner – ERICSSON INC.; TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON
Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,927
Date – 3/28/2017
Patent # – 8,161,702
Inventor –  EBERLE III, Harry W.
Assignee –  SIMPSON STRONG-TIE COMPANY INC.
Title – EXPANSION-COMPENSATING DECK FASTENER
Co-pending Litigation – Ipe Clip Fastener Company, LLC v. Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc., FLMD-8-16-cv-02862; Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc. v. The IPE Clip Fastener Company, LLC, FLMD-8-16-cv-03295