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PTO Litigation Report – October 24, 2017

October 24th, 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 Tuesday, October 24, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00070
Filing Date – 10/23/2017
Patent # – 8,913,898
Title – FIBER OPTIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARD WITH SECURITY DETECTION
Patent Owner –  OYSTER OPTICS, LLC
Petitioner – ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC.; CIENA CORPORATION; CORIANT (USA) INC.; CORIANT NORTH AMERICA, LLC; CORIANT OPERATIONS, INC.; INFINERA CORPORATION; FUJITSU NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.; HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO. LTD.; HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES USA INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00092
Trial Number – IPR2018-00094
Filing Date – 10/23/2017
Patent # – 9,025,668
Title – APPARATUS FOR DECODING MOTION INFORMATION IN MERGE MODE
Patent Owner –  IBEX PT HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00093
Trial Number – IPR2018-00095
Filing Date – 10/23/2017
Patent # – 8,774,279
Title – APPARATUS FOR DECODING MOTION INFORMATION IN MERGE MODE
Patent Owner –  IBEX PT HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
Petitioner – SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00105
Trial Number – IPR2018-00106
Filing Date – 10/23/2017
Patent # – 6,540,782
Title – ARTIFICIAL HEART VALVE
Patent Owner –  SNYDERS HEART VALVE LLC
Petitioner – ST. JUDE MEDICAL, LLC
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00107
Trial Number – IPR2018-00109
Filing Date – 10/23/2017
Patent # – 6,821,297
Title – ARTIFICIAL HEART VALVE, IMPLANTATION INSTRUMENT AND METHOD THEREFOR
Patent Owner –  SNYDERS HEART VALVE LLC
Petitioner – ST. JUDE MEDICAL, LLC
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00112
Trial Number – IPR2018-00113
Filing Date – 10/23/2017
Patent # – 9,623,414
Title – LOCALIZED TEMPERATURE CONTROL FOR SPATIAL ARRAYS OF REACTION MEDIA
Patent Owner –  BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC.
Petitioner – THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00114
Filing Date – 10/23/2017
Patent # – 9,357,245
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING AN INTERACTIVE, VISUAL COMPLEMENT TO AN AUDIO PROGRAM
Patent Owner –  MUSIC CHOICE
Petitioner – Stingray Digital Group Inc.
Tech Center – 2400

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.