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PTO Litigation Report – April 5, 2017

April 5th, 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 AM on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-01100
Filing Date – 4/4/2017
Patent # – 8,853,260
Title – NOVEL FORMULATIONS OF PHARMACOLOGICAL AGENTS, METHODS FOR THE PREPARATION THEREOF AND METHODS FOR THE USE THEREOF
Patent Owner –  ABRAXIS BIOSCIENCE, LLC
Petitioner – ACTAVIS LLC
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01101
Filing Date – 4/4/2017
Patent # – 7,820,788
Title – COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF DELIVERY OF PHARMACOLOGICAL AGENTS
Patent Owner –  ABRAXIS BIOSCIENCE, LLC
Petitioner – ACTAVIS LLC
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01103
Filing Date – 4/4/2017
Patent # – 7,923,536
Title – COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF DELIVERY OF PHARMACOLOGICAL AGENTS
Patent Owner –  ABRAXIS BIOSCIENCE, LLC
Petitioner – ACTAVIS LLC
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01104
Filing Date – 4/4/2017
Patent # – 8,138,229
Title – COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF DELIVERY OF PHARMACOLOGICAL AGENTS
Patent Owner –  ABRAXIS BIOSCIENCE, LLC
Petitioner – ACTAVIS LLC
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01117
Filing Date – 4/4/2017
Patent # – 8,893,726
Title – ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE
Patent Owner –  FONTEM HOLDINGS 1 B.V.
Petitioner – R.J. REYNOLDS VAPOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01119
Filing Date – 4/4/2017
Patent # – 8,490,628
Title – ELECTRONIC ATOMIZATION CIGARETTE
Patent Owner –  FONTEM HOLDINGS 1 B.V.
Petitioner – R.J. REYNOLDS VAPOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01180
Filing Date – 4/4/2017
Patent # – 8,893,726
Title – ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE
Patent Owner –  FONTEM HOLDINGS 1 B.V.
Petitioner – R.J. REYNOLDS VAPOR COMPANY
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01236
Filing Date – 4/4/2017
Patent # – 9,303,501
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR WELLBORE FLUID TREATMENT
Patent Owner –  PACKERS PLUS ENERGY SERVICES INC.
Petitioner – WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL, LLC; WEATHERFORD/LAMB, INC.; WEATHERFORD US, LP; WEATHERFORD ARTIFICIAL LIFT SYSTEMS, LLC
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01240
Filing Date – 4/4/2017
Patent # – 6,108,388
Title – ITERATIVE-STRUCTURE DIGITAL SIGNAL RECEPTION DEVICE, AND MODULE AND METHOD THEREFOR
Patent Owner –  SPECTRA LICENSING GROUP, LLC
Petitioner – Marvell Semiconductor, Inc.
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01241
Filing Date – 4/4/2017
Patent # – 7,503,724
Title – METHOD FOR BONDING PREPARED SUBSTRATES FOR ROADWAYS USING A LOW-TRACKING ASPHALT EMULSION COATING
Patent Owner –  BLACKLIDGE EMULSIONS, INC.
Petitioner – Asphalt Products Unlimited, Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01242
Filing Date – 4/4/2017
Patent # – 7,918,624
Title – METHOD FOR BONDING PREPARED SUBSTRATES FOR ROADWAYS USING A LOW-TRACKING ASPHALT EMULSION COATING
Patent Owner –  BLACKLIDGE EMULSIONS, INC.
Petitioner – Asphalt Products Unlimited, Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01243
Filing Date – 4/4/2017
Patent # – 9,610,430
Title – CELL SPRAYING DEVICE, METHOD AND SPRAYED CELL SUSPENSION
Patent Owner –  RENOVACARE SCIENCES CORP.
Petitioner – Avita Medical Limited
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01244
Filing Date – 4/4/2017
Patent # – 6,807,524
Title – PERCEPTUAL WEIGHTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR EFFICIENT CODING OF WIDEBAND SIGNALS
Patent Owner –  SAINT LAWRENCE COMMUNICATIONS LLC
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2600

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.