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PTO Litigation Report – December 11, 2017

December 11th, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM).  Since the last report, no new requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO have been posted.  This listing is current as of 10 AM on Monday, December 11, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00277
Filing Date – 12/8/2017
Patent # – 8,543,819
Title – SECURE AUTHENTICATED DISTANCE MEASUREMENT
Patent Owner –  KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
Petitioner – MICROSOFT CORPORATION; MICROSOFT MOBILE INC.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00279
Filing Date – 12/8/2017
Patent # – 9,436,809
Title – SECURE AUTHENTICATED DISTANCE MEASUREMENT
Patent Owner –  KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
Petitioner – MICROSOFT CORPORATION; MICROSOFT MOBILE INC.
Tech Center – 2400

Trial Number – IPR2018-00286
Filing Date – 12/8/2017
Patent # – 6,137,390
Title – INDUCTORS WITH MINIMIZED EMI EFFECT AND THE METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME
Patent Owner –  MEC RESOURCES, LLC
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Trial Number – IPR2018-00288
Filing Date – 12/8/2017
Patent # – 6,726,769
Title – SUSCEPTORLESS REACTOR FOR GROWING EPITAXIAL LAYERS ON WAFERS BY CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION
Patent Owner –  VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC.
Petitioner – ADVANCED MICRO-FABRICATION EQUIPMENT, INC.
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00289
Filing Date – 12/8/2017
Patent # – 8,872,646
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR WAKING UP A DEVICE DUE TO MOTION
Patent Owner –  UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A.
Petitioner – APPLE INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00291
Filing Date – 12/8/2017
Patent # – 9,718,852
Title – MASSIVE PARALLEL METHOD FOR DECODING DNA AND RNA
Patent Owner –  THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK
Petitioner – ILLUMINA, INC.
Tech Center – 1600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

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