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PTO Litigation Report – June 16, 2017

June 16th, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM).  Also listed are any newly-posted requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO.  This listing is current as of 9 AM on Friday, June 16, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-01607
Filing Date – 6/15/2017
Patent # – 8,692,126
Title – WIRED CIRCUIT BOARD AND PRODUCING METHOD THEREOF
Patent Owner –  NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
Petitioner – Hutchinson Technology Incorporated; Hutchinson Technology Operations (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2017-01611
Filing Date – 6/15/2017
Patent # – 8,995,433
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INSTANT VOIP MESSAGING
Patent Owner –  UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A.
Petitioner – SNAP 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

Control # – 90/013,971
Date – 6/15/2017
Patent # – 9,103,337
Inventor –  ANDO, Yoshinori et al.
Assignee – MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
Title – FLUID CONTROL DEVICE
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.