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PTO Litigation Report – November 8, 2017

November 8th, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR), covered business methods review (CBM), and post grant review (PGR).  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 Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00160
Filing Date – 11/7/2017
Patent # – 7,239,119
Title – METHOD AND APPARATUS TO PROVIDE TEMPORARY PEAK POWER FROM A SWITCHING REGULATOR
Patent Owner –  POWER INTEGRATIONS, INC.
Petitioner – SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC d/b/a ON SEMICONDUCTOR
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00165
Filing Date – 11/7/2017
Patent # – 6,414,471
Title – OFF-LINE CONVERTER WITH DIGITAL CONTROL
Patent Owner –  POWER INTEGRATIONS, INC.
Petitioner – SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC d/b/a ON SEMICONDUCTOR
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00166
Filing Date – 11/7/2017
Patent # – 6,297,623
Title – OFF-LINE CONVERTER WITH DIGITAL CONTROL
Patent Owner –  POWER INTEGRATIONS, INC.
Petitioner – SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC d/b/a ON SEMICONDUCTOR
Tech Center – 2800

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

Trial Number – PGR2018-00006
Filing Date – 11/7/2017
Patent # – 9,613,186
Title – SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING BLOOD FLOW CHARACTERISTICS USING FLOW RATIO
Patent Owner –  HEARTFLOW, INC.
Petitioner – CathWorks Ltd
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – PGR2018-00008
Filing Date – 11/7/2017
Patent # – 9,597,594
Title – COMPUTER CONTROL METHOD, CONTROL PROGRAM AND COMPUTER
Patent Owner –  GREE, INC.
Petitioner – SUPERCELL OY
Tech Center – 3700

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

There have been no new reexam requests posted since the last report.