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PTO Litigation Report – October 20, 2017

October 20th, 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 9 AM on Friday, October 20, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2017-02185
Filing Date – 10/19/2017
Patent # – 7,828,309
Title – ROAD-BUILDING MACHINE
Patent Owner –  WIRTGEN AMERICA, INC.
Petitioner – Caterpillar Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-02186
Filing Date – 10/19/2017
Patent # – 9,624,628
Title – AUXILIARY DRIVE
Patent Owner –  WIRTGEN AMERICA, INC.
Petitioner – Caterpillar Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-02187
Filing Date – 10/19/2017
Patent # – 9,644,340
Title – SCRAPER DEVICE, AS WELL AS CONSTRUCTION MACHINE
Patent Owner –  WIRTGEN AMERICA, INC.
Petitioner – Caterpillar Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2017-02188
Filing Date – 10/19/2017
Patent # – 9,656,530
Title – AUTOMOTIVE CONSTRUCTION MACHINE, AS WELL AS LIFTING COLUMN FOR A CONSTRUCTION MACHINE
Patent Owner –  WIRTGEN AMERICA, INC.
Petitioner – Caterpillar Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00097
Trial Number – IPR2018-00100
Filing Date – 10/19/2017
Patent # – 6,738,378
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INTELLIGENT SORTING AND PROCESS DETERMINATION OF DATA PACKETS DESTINED TO A CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT OF A ROUTER OR SERVER ON A DATA PACKET NETWORK
Patent Owner –  PARITY NETWORKS LLC
Petitioner – RPX Corporation; Huawei Enterprise USA, Inc.; Huawei Technologies USA, Inc.; Huawei Technologies Co.; Ltd.; Huawei Investment and Holding Co.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00098
Trial Number – IPR2018-00099
Filing Date – 10/19/2017
Patent # – 6,252,848
Title – SYSTEM PERFORMANCE IN A DATA NETWORK THROUGH QUEUE MANAGEMENT BASED ON INGRESS RATE MONITORING
Patent Owner –  PARITY NETWORKS LLC
Petitioner – RPX Corporation; Huawei Enterprise USA, Inc.; Huawei Technologies USA, Inc.; Huawei Technologies Co.; Ltd.; Huawei Investment and Holding Co.
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.