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PTO Litigation Report – May 12, 2017

May 12th, 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 Friday, May 12, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-01426
Filing Date – 5/11/2017
Patent # – 8,892,190
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING INTRA-OPERATIVE ANGIOGRAPHY
Patent Owner –  NOVADAQ TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Petitioner – VISIONSENSE CORP.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01427
Filing Date – 5/11/2017
Patent # – 8,995,433
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INSTANT VOIP MESSAGING
Patent Owner –  UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A.
Petitioner – FACEBOOK, INC.; WHATSAPP INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01428
Filing Date – 5/11/2017
Patent # – 8,995,433
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INSTANT VOIP MESSAGING
Patent Owner –  UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A.
Petitioner – FACEBOOK, INC.; WHATSAPP INC.
Tech Center – 2600

New CBM Review Petitions

Trial Number – CBM2017-00049
Filing Date – 5/11/2017
Patent # – 7,979,307
Title – METHOD AND STORED PROGRAM FOR ACCUMULATING DESCRIPTIVE PROFILE DATA ALONG WITH SOURCE INFORMATION FOR USE IN TARGETING THIRD-PARTY ADVERTISEMENTS
Patent Owner –  ALMONDNET, INC.
Petitioner – YAHOO! INC.
Tech Center – 3600

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

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