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PTO Litigation Report – May 8, 2017

May 8th, 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 10 AM on Monday, May 8, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-01346
Filing Date – 5/5/2017
Patent # – 8,161,344
Title – CIRCUITS AND METHODS FOR ERROR CODING DATA BLOCKS
Patent Owner –  POLARIS INNOVATIONS LIMITED
Petitioner – NVIDIA Corporation
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01363
Filing Date – 5/5/2017
Patent # – 9,403,047
Title – MAGNETIC RESISTANCE MECHANISM IN A CABLE MACHINE
Patent Owner –  ICON HEALTH & FITNESS, INC.
Petitioner – NAUTILUS, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2017-01375
Filing Date – 5/5/2017
Patent # – 6,869,227
Title – OPTICAL POLARITY MODULES AND SYSTEMS
Patent Owner –  CCS TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Petitioner – Panduit Corp.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01379
Filing Date – 5/5/2017
Patent # – 9,045,163
Title – UNIVERSAL CHASSIS APPARATUS FOR AUTOMOTIVE VEHICLE
Patent Owner –  THEODORE & ASSOCIATES LLC
Petitioner – BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC; BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01380
Filing Date – 5/5/2017
Patent # – 9,045,163
Title – UNIVERSAL CHASSIS APPARATUS FOR AUTOMOTIVE VEHICLE
Patent Owner –  THEODORE & ASSOCIATES LLC
Petitioner – BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC; BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01381
Filing Date – 5/6/2017
Patent # – 7,129,931
Title – MULTIPURPOSE COMPUTER DISPLAY SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  BLACKBIRD TECH LLC
Petitioner – LENOVO (UNITED STATES) 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.