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PTO Litigation Report – July 13, 2017

July 13th, 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 Thursday, July 13, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-01759
Filing Date – 7/11/2017
Patent # – 7,536,598
Title – COMPUTER SYSTEM CAPABLE OF SUPPORTING A PLURALITY OF INDEPENDENT COMPUTING ENVIRONMENTS
Patent Owner –  VIR2US, INC.
Petitioner – Cisco Systems, Inc.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01761
Filing Date – 7/12/2017
Patent # – 7,046,138
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING A SECURITY OF AN ASSET
Patent Owner –  INTELAGENTS, INC.
Petitioner – FedEx Corporation
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01762
Filing Date – 7/12/2017
Patent # – 6,943,166
Title – COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING PHOSPHODIESTERASE INHABITORS FOR THE TREATMENT OF SEXUAL DISFUNCTION
Patent Owner –  ICOS CORPORATION
Petitioner – ARGENTUM PHARMACEUTICALS LLC
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01766
Filing Date – 7/12/2017
Patent # – RE44,913
Title – TEXT ENTRY METHOD AND DEVICE THEREFOR
Patent Owner –  KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V.
Petitioner – MICROSOFT CORPORATION; MICROSOFT MOBILE 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 # – 90/013,980
Date – 7/12/2017
Patent # – 9,254,865
Inventor –  SCHAEDLER, Axel et al.
Assignee – MTD PRODUCTS INC
Title – STEERING SYSTEMS, STEERING AND SPEED COORDINATION SYSTEMS, AND ASSOCIATED VEHICLES
Co-pending Litigation – MTD Products Inc v. The Toro Company et al., OHND-1-16-cv-00297

Control # – 90/013,981
Date – 7/12/2017
Patent # – 7,578,674
Inventor –  CHISHTI, Muhammad et al.
Assignee – ALLIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Title – METHODS FOR CORRECTING TOOTH MOVEMENTS MIDCOURSE IN TREATMENT
Co-pending Litigation – Align Technology, Inc v. ClearCorrect, Inc. et al., 4-11-cv-00695 (TXSD Houston)

Control # – 90/013,982
Date – 7/12/2017
Patent # – 8,256,792
Inventor –  CONRAD, Derek et al.
Assignee – BABY TREND INC.
Title – STROLLER WITH FOLD-DOWN TRAY FOR RECEIVING A CAR SEAT
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.