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PTO Litigation Report – May 16, 2017

May 16th, 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 Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-01425
Filing Date – 5/15/2017
Patent # – 5,978,876
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN SUBSYSTEMS
Patent Owner –  SEMCON IP INC.
Petitioner – Texas Instruments Incorporated
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01430
Filing Date – 5/15/2017
Patent # – 5,978,951
Title – HIGH SPEED CACHE MANAGEMENT UNIT FOR USE IN A BRIDGE/ROUTER
Patent Owner –  PLECTRUM LLC
Petitioner – UNIFIED PATENTS INC.
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01433
Filing Date – 5/15/2017
Patent # – 7,583,805
Title – LATE REVERBERATION-BASED SYNTHESIS OF AUDITORY SCENES
Patent Owner –  AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
Petitioner – Amazon.com, Inc.; Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01435
Filing Date – 5/15/2017
Patent # – 7,529,357
Title – INMATE MANAGEMENT AND CALL PROCESSING SYSTEMS AND METHODS
Patent Owner –  SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – GLOBAL TEL*LINK CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01436
Filing Date – 5/15/2017
Patent # – 8,340,260
Title – INMATE MANAGEMENT AND CALL PROCESSING SYSTEMS AND METHODS
Patent Owner –  SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – GLOBAL TEL*LINK CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2017-01437
Filing Date – 5/15/2017
Patent # – 7,916,845
Title – UNAUTHORIZED CALL ACTIVITY DETECTION AND PREVENTION SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A VOICE OVER INTERNET PROTOCOL ENVIRONMENT
Patent Owner –  SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – GLOBAL TEL*LINK CORPORATION
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01438
Filing Date – 5/15/2017
Patent # – 8,821,517
Title – MECHANICAL METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BILATERAL TISSUE FASTENING
Patent Owner –  INCISIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Petitioner – OPUS KSD INC.
Tech Center – 3700

New CBM Review Petitions

Trial Number – CBM2017-00050
Filing Date – 5/15/2017
Patent # – 8,775,249
Title – METHOD, COMPUTER SYSTEM, 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

Trial Number – CBM2017-00051
Filing Date – 5/15/2017
Patent # – 8,494,904
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

Trial Number – CBM2017-00052
Filing Date – 5/15/2017
Patent # – 8,244,582
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.