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PTO Litigation Report – November 30, 2017

November 30th, 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 10 AM on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00184
Filing Date – 11/29/2017
Patent # – 8,577,994
Title – MANAGEMENT OF BANDWIDTH ALLOCATION IN A NETWORK SERVER
Patent Owner –  PREFERENTIAL NETWORKS IP, LLC
Petitioner – Unified Patents Inc.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00254
Filing Date – 11/29/2017
Patent # – 7,639,612
Title – SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PROVIDING BANDWIDTH ON DEMAND
Patent Owner –  IRIDESCENT NETWORKS INC
Petitioner – RPX CORP.; ERICSSON INC.; TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00255
Trial Number – IPR2018-00256
Filing Date – 11/29/2017
Patent # – 7,969,558
Title – HIGH DEFINITION LIDAR SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  VELODYNE LIDAR, INC.
Petitioner – QUANERGY SYSTEMS, INC.
Tech Center – 3600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/014,052
Date – 11/29/2017
Patent # – 9,798,967
Inventor –  MCALLISTER, Clarke W.
Assignee –  ADASA INC.
Title – SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND DEVICES FOR COMMISSIONING WIRELESS SENSORS
Co-pending Litigation – ADASA Inc. v. Avery Dennison Corporation, ORD-6-17-cv-01685