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PTO Litigation Report – November 6, 2017

November 6th, 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 1 PM on Monday, November 6, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00141
Filing Date – 11/3/2017
Patent # – 8,644,933
Title – TECHNIQUES FOR CONTROLLING CHARGING OF BATTERIES IN AN EXTERNAL CHARGER AND AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE
Patent Owner –  BOSTON SCIENTIFIC NEUROMODULATION CORPORATION
Petitioner – NEVRO CORP.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00148
Filing Date – 11/3/2017
Patent # – 8,646,172
Title – ELECTRODE ARRAY ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME
Patent Owner –  BOSTON SCIENTIFIC NEUROMODULATION CORPORATION
Petitioner – NEVRO CORP.
Tech Center – 3700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00149
Filing Date – 11/3/2017
Patent # – 6,983,196
Title – ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED VEHICLE LIFT AND VEHICLE SERVICE SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  VEHICLE SERVICE GROUP, LLC
Petitioner – ARI PHOENIX, INC.
Tech Center – 2100

Trial Number – IPR2018-00150
Filing Date – 11/3/2017
Patent # – 9,559,852
Title – CRYPTOGRAPHIC SECURITY FUNCTIONS BASED ON ANTICIPATED CHANGES IN DYNAMIC MINUTIAE
Patent Owner –  MSIGNIA, INC.
Petitioner – InAuth, 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

Control # – 90/014,043
Date – 11/3/2017
Patent # – 8,304,193
Inventor –  ISMAGILOV, Rustem F. et al.
Assignee –  THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
Title – A METHOD FOR CONDUCTING AN AUTOCATALYTIC REACTION IN PLUGS IN A MICROFLUIDIC SYSTEM
Co-pending Litigation – RainDance Technologies, Inc. et al v. 10X Genomics, Inc., DED-1-15-cv-00152