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PTO Litigation Report – November 29, 2017

November 29th, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before 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 11 AM on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00245
Filing Date – 11/28/2017
Patent # – 7,640,178
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SELECTING AND RESERVING SEATS USING A TOUCH SCREEN DEVICE
Patent Owner –  CEATS, INC.
Petitioner – TicketNetwork, Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00251
Filing Date – 11/28/2017
Patent # – 7,203,517
Title – MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL DEVICE
Patent Owner –  HITACHI MAXELL, LTD.
Petitioner – HUAWEI DEVICE CO., LTD.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00252
Filing Date – 11/28/2017
Patent # – 6,997,882
Title – 6-DOF SUBJECT-MONITORING DEVICE AND METHOD
Patent Owner –  SMART WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Petitioner – FITBIT, INC.
Tech Center – 3700

New CBM Review Petitions

Trial Number – CBM2018-00004
Filing Date – 11/28/2017
Patent # – 8,229,774
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ARBITRATING THE SELECTION AND RESERVING OF AIRLINE SEATS
Patent Owner –  CEATS, INC.
Petitioner – TicketNetwork, Inc.
Tech Center – 3600

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,051
Date – 11/28/2017
Patent # – 5,602,524
Inventor –  MOCK, Markus et al.
Assignee –  LEEMANN, Karl et al.
Title – DEVICE FOR MONITORING THE AIR-PRESSURE IN PNEUMATIC TYRES FITTED ON VEHICLE WHEELS
Co-pending Litigation – Wasica Finance GmbH et al v. Schrader International Inc., DED-1-13-cv-01353