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PTO Litigation Report – April 18, 2017

April 18th, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM).  Since the last report, no new requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO have been posted.  This listing is current as of 9:45 AM on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-01132
Filing Date – 4/17/2017
Patent # – 6,998,977
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MONITORING A MOVABLE BARRIER OVER A NETWORK
Patent Owner –  THE CHAMBERLIAN GROUP, INC.
Petitioner – ONE WORLD TECHNOLOGIES, INC. D/B/A TECHTRONIC INDUSTRIES POWER EQUIPMENT
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01137
Filing Date – 4/17/2017
Patent # – 6,998,977
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MONITORING A MOVABLE BARRIER OVER A NETWORK
Patent Owner –  THE CHAMBERLIAN GROUP, INC.
Petitioner – ONE WORLD TECHNOLOGIES, INC. D/B/A TECHTRONIC INDUSTRIES POWER EQUIPMENT
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01270
Filing Date – 4/17/2017
Patent # – 7,236,860
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ENSURING THAT A TRAIN DOES NOT PASS AN IMPROPERLY CONFIGURED DEVICE
Patent Owner –  SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC.
Petitioner – WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01280
Filing Date – 4/17/2017
Patent # – 8,967,844
Title – LOW PROFILE LIGHT AND ACCESSORY KIT FOR THE SAME
Patent Owner –  LIGHTING SCIENCE GROUP CORPORATION
Petitioner – TECHNICAL CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC.; NICOR INC.; AMAX LIGHTING
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01285
Filing Date – 4/17/2017
Patent # – 8,672,518
Title – LOW PROFILE LIGHT AND ACCESSORY KIT FOR THE SAME
Patent Owner –  LIGHTING SCIENCE GROUP CORPORATION
Petitioner – TECHNICAL CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC.; NICOR INC.; AMAX LIGHTING
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01287
Filing Date – 4/17/2017
Patent # – 8,201,968
Title – LOW PROFILE LIGHT
Patent Owner –  LIGHTING SCIENCE GROUP CORPORATION
Petitioner – TECHNICAL CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC.; NICOR INC.; AMAX LIGHTING
Tech Center – 2800

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

There have been no new reexam requests posted since the last report.