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PTO Litigation Report – December 12, 2017

December 12th, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR), covered business methods review (CBM), and post grant review (PGR).  Also listed are any newly-posted requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO.  This listing is current as of 12 PM on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

New IPR Petitions

Trial Number – IPR2018-00199
Filing Date – 12/11/2017
Patent # – 7,092,671
Title – METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR WIRELESSLY AUTODIALING A TELEPHONE NUMBER FROM A RECORD STORED ON A PERSONAL INFORMATION DEVICE
Patent Owner –  UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A.
Petitioner – UNIFIED PATENTS INC.
Tech Center – 2600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00283
Filing Date – 12/11/2017
Patent # – 9,353,220
Title – PROCESS FOR MAKING POLYARYLETHERS AND USE IN MEMBRANE PREPARATION
Patent Owner –  FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE HOLDINGS, INC.
Petitioner – BASF SE
Tech Center – 1700

Trial Number – IPR2018-00290
Filing Date – 12/11/2017
Patent # – 8,846,100
Title – CONTROLLED DOSE DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  SHIRE LLC
Petitioner – KVK-Tech, Inc.
Tech Center – 1600

Trial Number – IPR2018-00293
Filing Date – 12/11/2017
Patent # – 9,173,857
Title – CONTROLLED DOSE DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM
Patent Owner –  SHIRE LLC
Petitioner – KVK-Tech, Inc.
Tech Center – 1600

New CBM Review Petitions

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

New PGR Petitions

Trial Number – PGR2018-00017
Filing Date – 12/11/2017
Patent # – 9,593,973
Title – MEASURING TRANSDUCER OF VIBRATION-TYPE AS WELL AS MEASURING SYSTEM FORMED THERWITH
Patent Owner –  ENDRESS + HAUSER FLOWTEC AG
Petitioner – MICRO MOTION, INC.
Tech Center – 2800

Newly-Posted Reexam Requests

Control # – 90/020,121
Date – 12/1/2017
Patent # – 8,204,717
Inventor –  MCLAUGHLIN, Paul F. et al.
Assignee –  HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
Title – CLOUD COMPUTING AS A BASIS FOR EQUIPMENT HEALTH MONITORING SERVICE
Co-pending Litigation – No co-pending litigation provided.

Control # – 90/014,053
Date – 12/11/2017
Patent # – 8,915,382
Inventor –  TOTMAN, Peter
Assignee –  PDT ORIGINAL DESIGNS, LLC
Title – APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR SUPPORTING A SKI
Co-pending Litigation – PDT Original Designs, LLC v. Hangemright.com, LLC, IDD-4-17-cv-00315