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PTO Litigation Report – October 11, 2017

October 11th, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR), covered business methods review (CBM), and post grant review (PGR).  Also listed are any newly-posted requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO.  This listing is current as of 12 pm on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-02184
Filing Date – 10/10/2017
Patent # – 7,208,265
Title – METHOD OF CRYOPRESERVING SELECTED SPERM CELLS
Patent Owner –  XY, LLC
Petitioner – ABS GLOBAL, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00050
Filing Date – 10/10/2017
Patent # – 8,504,631
Title – METHOD APPARATUS AND BUSINESS SYSTEM FOR ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS WITH ONLINE AND OFFLINE RECIPIENTS
Patent Owner –  EVERYMD.COM LLC
Petitioner – FACEBOOK, INC.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00049
Filing Date – 10/11/2017
Patent # – 7,208,192
Title – THERMALLY OR ELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE FORM-IN-PLACE GAP FILTER
Patent Owner –  PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION
Petitioner – LAIRD TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Tech Center – 1700

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

Trial Number – PGR2018-00001
Filing Date – 10/10/2017
Patent # – 9,539,268
Title – THERAPEUTIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING IMIDAZOLE AND IMIDAZOLIUM COMPOUNDS
Patent Owner –  ANTECIP BIOVENTURES II LLC
Petitioner – GRÜNENTHAL GMBH
Tech Center – 1600

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/020,119
Date – 10/3/2017
Patent # – 8,012,066
Inventor –  HSIANG, Hua-Lu
Assignee –  HSIANG, Hua-Lu
Title – WIRE TRAMPOLINE ENCLOSURE
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 90/014,026
Date – 10/10/2017
Patent # – 6,569,471
Inventor –  WINTHER, Kaj et al.
Assignee –  S.A.M. SERELYS PHARMA
Title – METHOD OF TREATMENT
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 90/014,027
Date – 10/10/2017
Patent # – 6,669,967
Inventor –  WINTHER, Kaj et al.
Assignee –  S.A.M. SERELYS PHARMA
Title – METHOD OF TREATMENT
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 90/014,028
Date – 10/10/2017
Patent # – 8,558,687
Inventor –  HAUPT, Rolf et al.
Assignee –  LA CROSSE TECH LTD
Title – REMOTE LOCATION MONITORING
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.