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PTO Litigation Report – July 26, 2017

July 26th, 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 9:30 AM on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-01781
Filing Date – 7/25/2017
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 – IPR2017-01819
Filing Date – 7/25/2017
Patent # – 7,124,325
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INTERNALLY TRIMMING OUTPUT DRIVERS AND TERMINATIONS IN SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
Patent Owner –  POLARIS INNOVATIONS LIMITED
Petitioner – NVIDIA Corporation
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2017-01821
Filing Date – 7/25/2017
Patent # – 7,200,471
Title – TRAIN CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING A TRAIN OR TRAINS
Patent Owner –  SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC.
Petitioner – WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01832
Filing Date – 7/25/2017
Patent # – 8,207,976
Title – CIRCUIT
Patent Owner –  POLARIS INNOVATIONS LIMITED
Petitioner – NVIDIA Corporation
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2017-01849
Filing Date – 7/25/2017
Patent # – 6,207,228
Title – CONCURRENT FRAGMENTATION AND IMPREGNATION MACHINE AND PROCESSING
Patent Owner –  ROTOCHOPPER, INC.; ST. MARTIN INVESTMENTS, INC.
Petitioner – Bandit Industries, Inc.; Smoracy, LLC
Tech Center – 1700

New CBM Review Petitions

There have been no new petitions for CBM review since the last report.

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/013,990
Date – 7/18/2017
Patent # – 8,827,028
Inventor –  SUNSDAHL, Richard Larry
Assignee – POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC.
Title – SIDE-BY-SIDE ATV
Co-pending Litigation – Polaris Industries Inc. et al v. Arctic Cat Inc. et al., MND-0-14-cv-03412