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PTO Litigation Report – November 3, 2017

November 3rd, 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 Friday, November 3, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00086
Filing Date – 11/2/2017
Patent # – 8,545,843
Title – TREATMENT OF VASCULITIS
Patent Owner –  BIOGEN INC.
Petitioner – PFIZER, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00126
Filing Date – 11/2/2017
Patent # – 9,284,342
Title – NUCLEOSIDE PHOSPHORAMIDATES
Patent Owner –  GILEAD PHARMASSET LLC
Petitioner – INITIATIVE FOR MEDICINES; ACCESS & KNOWLEDGE (I-MAK), INC.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00129
Trial Number – IPR2018-00130
Filing Date – 11/2/2017
Patent # – 5,822,523
Title – SERVER-GROUP MESSAGING SYSTEM FOR INTERACTIVE APPLICATIONS
Patent Owner –  PALTALK HOLDINGS, INC.
Petitioner – RIOT GAMES, INC.
Tech Center – 2700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00131
Trial Number – IPR2018-00132
Filing Date – 11/2/2017
Patent # – 6,226,686
Title – SERVER-GROUP MESSAGING SYSTEM FOR INTERACTIVE APPLICATIONS
Patent Owner –  PALTALK HOLDINGS, INC.
Petitioner – RIOT GAMES, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2018-00143
Filing Date – 11/2/2017
Patent # – 7,891,085
Title – ELECTRODE ARRAY ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME
Patent Owner –  BOSTON SCIENTIFIC NEUROMODULATION CORPORATION
Petitioner – NEVRO CORP.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00146
Filing Date – 11/2/2017
Patent # – 9,363,012
Title – FIBER OPTIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARD WITH ENERGY LEVEL MONITORING
Patent Owner –  OYSTER OPTICS, LLC
Petitioner – CORIANT (USA) INC.; CORIANT NORTH AMERICA, LLC; CORIANT OPERATIONS, INC.; ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00147
Filing Date – 11/2/2017
Patent # – 8,650,747
Title – ELECTRODE ARRAY ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME
Patent Owner –  BOSTON SCIENTIFIC NEUROMODULATION CORPORATION
Petitioner – NEVRO CORP.
Tech Center – 3700

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,042
Date – 11/2/2017
Patent # – 8,329,407
Inventor –  ISMAGILOV, Rustem F. et al.
Assignee –  THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
Title – A METHOD FOR CONDUCTING REACTIONS INVOLVING BIOLOGICAL MOLECULES IN PLUGS IN A MICROFLUIDIC SYSTEM
Co-pending Litigation – RainDance Technologies, Inc. et al v. 10X Genomics, Inc., DED-1-15-cv-00152